Sarah A. Dunn

1829–1880 (Age 51)
Muscogee, Georgia, United States

The Life of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Dunn was born in 1829, in Muscogee, Georgia, United States, her father, James K. Dunn, was 21 and her mother, Malinda Kelley, was 22. She married John C. Duck on 20 November 1843, in Muscogee, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Muscogee, Muscogee, Georgia, United States in 1850 and Edwards, Lee, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died in 1880, in Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

John C. Duck
1817–1880
Sarah A. Dunn
1829–1880
Marriage: 20 November 1843
William D Duck
1844–1901
Sarah E. Duck
1848–1910
John T Duck
1853–
Martha A. Duck
1859–1934
Leila Duck
1865–1928
David A Duck
1845–
Lucinda Ebeneda Duck
1846–1922
Elizabeth Duck
1850–1922
Ella Billings Duck
1859–1926
Pearl Stevie Duck
1875–1935

Spouse and Children

    John C. Duck

    Male1817–1880Male

    Female1829–1880Female

MARRIAGE
20 November 1843
Muscogee, Georgia, United States
children

(10)

    William D Duck

    Male1844–1901Male

    David A Duck

    Male1845–Male

    Lucinda Ebeneda Duck

    Female1846–1922Female

    Sarah E. Duck

    Female1848–1910Female

    Elizabeth Duck

    Female1850–1922Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(18)

    Martha Ann Dunn

    Female1828–1864Female

    Female1829–1880Female

    Mary Ann Badora Dunn

    Female1832–1905Female

    Female1834–Female

    Female1834–Female

+13 More Children

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

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.
1832 · Worcester v. Georgia

Age 3

In 1830, U.S. President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which required all Native Americans to relocate to areas west of the Mississippi River. That same year, Governor Gilmer of Georgia signed an act which claimed for Georgia all Cherokee territories within the boundaries of Georgia. The Cherokees protested the act and the case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Worcester v. Georgia, ruled in 1832 that the United States, not Georgia, had rights over the Cherokee territories and Georgia laws regarding the Cherokee Nation were voided. President Jackson didn’t enforce the ruling and the Cherokees did not cede their land and Georgia held a land lottery anyway for white settlers.
1846

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinn, Ó Doinn ‘descendant of Donn’, a byname meaning ‘brownhaired’ or ‘chieftain’.2 English: nickname for a man with dark hair or a swarthy complexion, from Middle English dunn ‘dark-colored’.3 Scottish: habitational name from Dun in Angus, named with Gaelic dùn ‘fort’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Duck in household of John Duck, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Duck in household of John C Duck, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Duch in household of John C Duch, "United States Census, 1880"

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