Mary Katherine Sage

Female2 January 1842–1920

Brief Life History of Mary Katherine

When Mary Katherine Sage was born on 2 January 1842, in Oldham, Kentucky, United States, her father, Daniel Harrison Sage, was 39 and her mother, Janet Dye, was 25. She married Irvin I. Pemberton on 7 June 1866, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1920, in Hunt, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Royse City Cemetery, Royse City, Rockwall, Texas, United States.

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Samuel W. Herndon
Mary Katherine Sage
Marriage: 6 January 1877
Charles Alexander Herndon
Jenny Allis Herndon

Sources (5)

  • Mary C Hernson in household of Charles A Hernson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Marry C Page in entry for Charlie Alexander Herndon, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Mary Harndon in household of Charles A Harndon, "United States Census, 1910"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 January 1877Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 4

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Hunt, Texas, United States


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    French and English (of Norman origin): nickname for a wise, learned man, from the Old French and Middle English adjective sage ‘wise, learned, sensible’, from Latin sagus ‘prophetic’, akin to sagax ‘sharp, perceptive’. Compare Desage and Lesage .

    Irish (Meath): in some cases, a variant of Savage , via the Gaelicized form Sabhaois.

    German: habitational name from a place near Oldenburg, so named from an old word, sege ‘sedge, reed’.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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