Sarah Ellen Catherine Sexton

15 December 1889–20 September 1947 (Age 57)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Ellen Catherine

When Sarah Ellen Catherine Sexton was born on 15 December 1889, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Lowery Thomas Sexton, was 29 and her mother, Catherine Frances Garner, was 29. She married Roscoe Cleveland Hale on 24 December 1909. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Civil District 2, Knox, Tennessee, United States for about 5 years. She died on 20 September 1947, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States.

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Roscoe Cleveland Hale
Sarah Ellen Catherine Sexton
Marriage: 24 December 1909
John Orvel Hale
Donald Cleveland Hale

Spouse and Children

24 December 1909



    Donald Cleveland Hale


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 1

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 17

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a sexton or churchwarden, from Middle English sexteyn ‘sexton’ (Old French secrestein, from Latin sacristanus).2 Irish (Munster and midlands): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Seastnáin‘descendant of Seastnán, Seasnán’, a personal name meaning ‘bodyguard’, from seasuighim ‘to resist’, ‘to defend’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Hale in household of Roscoe C Hale, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah E Hale in household of Roscoe C Hale, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Hale in household of Roscoe C Hale, "United States Census, 1920"

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