Sarah Ship

16 January 1792–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Ship was born on 16 January 1792, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Josiah Shipp, was 21 and her mother, Ester JOYCE, was 18. She married William E. Cotham in 1808, in Hickman, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William E. Cotham
1790–1847
Sarah Ship
1792–
Marriage: 1808
Elijah Cotham
1810–1893
Josiah Cotham
1816–
Martha Cotham
1823–1908
Mary Cotham
1824–
Nancy Cotham
1826–1879
Adeline Cotham
1828–1887
Elizabeth Cotham
1829–
Emmaline Cotham
1831–1862
Katherine Cotham
1833–1896

Spouse and Children

    William E. Cotham

    Male1790–1847Male

    Female1792–Female

MARRIAGE
1808
Hickman, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

    Male1810–1893Male

    Josiah Cotham

    Male1816–Male

    Martha Cotham

    Female1823–1908Female

    Female1824–Female

    Nancy Cotham

    Female1826–1879Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 4

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 33

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Origin unidentified.

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

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