Mary Katherine Sage

2 January 1842–1920 (Age 78)
Oldham, Kentucky, United States

The Life 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 in 1850 and Dallas, Collin, Texas, United States in 1860. 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

Spouse and Children

6 January 1877
Dallas, Texas, United States


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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.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a wise man, from Middle English, Old French sage ‘learned’, ‘sensible’, from Latin sagus ‘prophetic’, akin to sagax ‘sharp’, ‘perceptive’.2 Irish: variant of Savage , via the Gaelicized form Sabhaois.3 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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Sources (3)

  • Mary Harndon in household of Charles A Harndon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary Sage in household of Danl Sage, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary K Sage in household of Daniel Sage, "United States Census, 1850"

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