Sarah Indiana Elizabeth Saxon

25 January 1860–17 August 1947 (Age 87)
Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Indiana Elizabeth

When Sarah Indiana Elizabeth Saxon was born on 25 January 1860, in Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, United States, her father, Jonathan Yancy Saxon, was 25 and her mother, Cynthia Ann Shular, was 25. She married James Cass Ellis on 25 December 1877, in Fannin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Union, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Morganton, Fannin, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 17 August 1947, in Fannin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Toccoa Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Morganton, Fannin, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Cass Ellis
1848–1905
Sarah Indiana Elizabeth Saxon
1860–1947
Marriage: 25 December 1877
Hettie Lois Ellis
1878–1918
Lillie Arminda Ellis
1879–1961
Louis H Ellis
1881–1882
Margaret Girlie Ellis
1883–1973
Lottie Elmina Ellis
1884–1921
Lettie L Ellis
1885–
Dollie Louisa Sartain Ellis
1886–1984
Rose Cynthia Ellis
1888–1979
Marietta Ellis
1891–1982
Leva Angeline Ellis
1892–1972
Everett Alexander Ellis
1894–1978
Paul Ernest Ellis
1896–1978
Elijah Jonathan Ellis
1898–1976

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1877Fannin, Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1861
    Age 1
    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.
    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1886
    Age 26
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Saxton .Americanized form of Estonian Suurhans ‘big Hans’ (see Hans ).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Saxton

    Sources (12)

    • Sarah Ellis in household of Fred Turner, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Sarah Sexton in entry for William Whetstone and Rosie C Ellis, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Sarah J Ellis in household of J Cass Ellis, "United States Census, 1880"

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