George Washington Sorrells

9 September 1784–4 February 1855 (Age 70)
Duplin, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of George Washington

When George Washington Sorrells was born on 9 September 1784, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, his father, Walter Samuel Sorrells, was 52 and his mother, Nancy Newberry, was 28. He married Marie B. “Mary” Chambers on 9 September 1802, in Elbert, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Clark, Arkansas, United States in 1830 and Waldron, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1812. He died on 4 February 1855, in Abbott, Scott, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Sorrels Cemetery, Scott, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Sorrells
1784–1855
Marie B. “Mary” Chambers
1786–1867
Marriage: 9 September 1802
James Little Sorrels
1804–1875
Nancy Sorrells
1806–1856
Pascal C. Sorrells
1811–1836
Cynthia Sorrells
1823–1844
America Sorrells
1829–1856
Samuel Jefferson Sorrells
1806–1868
Maria Sorrels
1808–1902
Anna Maria Sorrels
1809–1859
Maria Elizabeth Sorrells
1812–1882
Americus Sorrells
1818–
Mary Polly Sorrells
1822–1859
William Washington Sorrels
1832–1897

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1802Elbert, Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1789 · Becomes 12th State
    Age 5
    On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
    1803
    Age 19
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2083;2007: 4336; 2010: 5921)English: variant of Sorrell , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Sorrell

    Sources (26)

    • Family Data Collection - Births
    • Washington Donelly, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Kentucky, County Marriage Records, 1783-1965

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