Sarah Green

6 November 1843–24 August 1860 (Age 16)
McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Green was born on 6 November 1843, in McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States, her father, Shadrach Emanuel Green, was 23 and her mother, Mary Ann Compton, was 22. She married Peter Harry Cantrell on 5 May 1859, in Warren, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 24 August 1860, in Warren, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 16.

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Family Time Line

Peter Harry Cantrell
Sarah Green
Marriage: 5 May 1859
Shadrack Cantrell

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 May 1859Warren, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (2)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 3
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green (Middle English grene, a transferred use of the color term). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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    Sources (4)

    • Sarah Green in household of Shadrick Green, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sarah Green in household of Shadrich Green, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Green, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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