Sarah Lee Bain

June 1844–18 October 1900 (Age 56)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Sarah Lee

When Sarah Lee Bain was born in June 1844, in Iowa, United States, her father, John Charles Bain, was 47 and her mother, Selena Purviance Plunkett, was 40. She married Benjamin F. Morgan on 8 July 1866, in Henry, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Van Buren Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Sigourney Township, Keokuk, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 18 October 1900, in Keokuk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin F. Morgan
1843–1910
Sarah Lee Bain
1844–1900
Marriage: 8 July 1866
Ida May Morgan
1867–1896
Mary M. Morgan
1870–1871
Ella Lula Morgan
1872–1937
Baby Boy Morgan 1873
1873–1873
William L. Morgan
1875–1876
Sarah Elizabeth Morgan
1879–

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin F. Morgan

    Male1843–1910Male

    Female1844–1900Female

MARRIAGE
8 July 1866
Henry, Iowa, United States
children

(6)

    Ida May Morgan

    Female1867–1896Female

    Mary M. Morgan

    Female1870–1871Female

    Ella Lula Morgan

    Female1872–1937Female

    Baby Boy Morgan 1873

    Male1873–1873Male

    William L. Morgan

    Male1875–1876Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 2

Iowa is the 29th state.
1863

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: nickname for a fair-haired person, from Gaelic bàn ‘white’, ‘fair’. This is a common name in the Highlands, first recorded in Perth in 1324 . It is also found as a reduced form of McBain .2 Northern English: nickname meaning ‘bone’, probably bestowed on an exceptionally tall, lean man, from Old English bān ‘bone’. In northern Middle English -ā- was preserved, whereas in southern dialects (which later became standard), it was changed to -ō-.3 Northern English: nickname for a hospitable person, from northern Middle English beyn, bayn ‘welcoming’, ‘friendly’ (Old Norse beinn ‘straight’, ‘direct’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Bain in household of John Bain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Morgan in household of Benjamin F Morgan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah L Morgan in household of Benjamin Morgan, "United States Census, 1880"

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