Sarah Ann Green

1838–about 1888 (Age 50)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Green was born in 1838, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Isaiah Green, was 27 and her mother, Sarah or Sally Melton, was 33. She married George Simmons Weddington about 1860, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died about 1888, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Franklin, Williamson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Simmons Weddington
Sarah Ann Green
Marriage: about 1860
Edward Graham Weddington
Mary Elizabeth Weddington
Sarah Clementine Weddington
Isaac George Weddington
Martha Jane Jennie Weddington

Spouse and Children

about 1860
Franklin, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1839: DeKalb, Alabama, United States; 1843: Marshall, Alabama, United States

Age 8

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.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) 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). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • S A Weddington in household of Geo Weddington, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Wedinton in household of George Wedinton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Green in household of Isaiah Green, "United States Census, 1860"

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