Sarah C. Sebastian

11 February 1823–23 September 1839 (Age 16)
Centerville, Hickman, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah C.

When Sarah C. Sebastian was born on 11 February 1823, in Centerville, Hickman, Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel Sebastian, was 46 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth King, was 33. She died on 23 September 1839, in her hometown, at the age of 16, and was buried in Centerville, Hickman, Tennessee, United States.

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Samuel Sebastian
Mary Elizabeth King
William King Sebastian
Atlantic Sebastian
John Paul Sebastian
Sarah C. Sebastian
Mary Elizabeth Sebastian

Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 7

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.

Name Meaning

Greek: The Greek rendering of Augustus signifying "to be venerated or reverenced," or venerable. The name Bastien is an abbreviation, and nicknames are Sib and Sibby.

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  • Sarah C. Sebastian, "Find A Grave Index"

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