Pearlie Sayne

July 1885–
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Pearlie

When Pearlie Sayne was born in July 1885, in Knox, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Dutch Sayne, was 64 and her mother, Sarah Catherine Webb, was 24. She lived in Civil District 14, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1910.

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: unexplained; possibly the same as 2.2 Probably an Americanized spelling of French Sain, a metonymic occupational name for a charcutier, someone who prepared cooked meats, from Old French sain ‘fat’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Pearlie Layne in household of John Layne, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Perlie E Sayne in household of John D Sayne, "United States Census, 1910"

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