Sarah Matilda Land

16 March 1833–after 1910 (Age 76)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Matilda

When Sarah Matilda Land was born on 16 March 1833, in North Carolina, United States, her father, GEORGE ISAAC LAND, was 29 and her mother, Rebecca Bevins, was 29. She married Richard V Cook on 13 July 1848, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pickens, Georgia, United States in 1900 and District 1026, Pickens, Georgia, United States in 1910. She died after 1910, at the age of 78, and was buried in Cagle, Pickens, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard V Cook
Sarah Matilda Land
Marriage: 13 July 1848
Gazway N Cook
John Jackson Cook
Martha Rebecca Ann Cook
Issac Richard Cook
James Jasper Cook
George Washington Cook
William Henry Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1848Georgia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1835 · Treaty of New Echota
    Age 2
    A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.
    1853 · First State Fair
    Age 20
    The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
    Age 28
    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, and Dutch: topographic name from Old English, Middle Dutch land, Middle High German lant ‘land, territory’. This had more specialized senses in the Middle Ages, being used to denote the countryside as opposed to a town or an estate.English: topographic name from Middle English launde ‘glade’ (Old French land), or a habitational name from a place called with this word, such as Launde in Leicestershire or Laund in Yorkshire.Norwegian: habitational name from any of the three farmsteads so named, from Old Norse land ‘land, territory’ (see 1 above).

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Sarah M Cook in household of Richard Cook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Land in entry for Isaac R Cook, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Sarah Cook in household of Richard Cook, "United States Census, 1850"

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