Sarah Presnall

22 November 1811–7 August 1858 (Age 46)
Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Presnall was born on 22 November 1811, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Presnell Jr., was 24 and her mother, Pleasant Jane Maudlin, was 27. She married Thomas Henry Moon on 22 March 1844, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Clinton, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died on 7 August 1858, in Newberry MM, Clinton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Westboro, Clinton, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Henry Moon
Sarah Presnall
Marriage: 22 March 1844
Elkanah Joseph Moon
Jabez Moon
Margaret Moon
Sarah Elizabeth Moon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 March 1844Henry, Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 14
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English (Surrey): variant of Presnell . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Sarah Moon in household of Thomas Moon, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sarah Pressnell Moon, "Find A Grave Index"

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