Sarah Ann Thrailkill

5 December 1854–5 October 1872 (Age 17)
Spencer, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Thrailkill was born on 5 December 1854, in Spencer, Indiana, United States, her father, Aaron Thrailkill, was 49 and her mother, Mary Middleton, was 30. She lived in Luce Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 5 October 1872, in Spencer, Indiana, United States, at the age of 17, and was buried in Eureka, Spencer, Indiana, United States.

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Aaron Thrailkill
Mary Middleton
Payton Thrailkill
Sarah Ann Thrailkill
Minerva Thrailkill
Grace Thrailkill

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World Events (7)

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

Age 2

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English Threlkeld .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Thrailkiln in household of Mary Thrailkiln, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Thraelkill in household of Aaron Thraelkill, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A. Thrailkill, "Find A Grave Index"

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