Mary Sarah Spurlock

22 September 1822–
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mary Sarah

When Mary Sarah Spurlock was born on 22 September 1822, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Matthew Spurlock, was 39 and her mother, Lucretia Sellers, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Matthew Spurlock
1783–1856
Lucretia Sellers
1796–1856
Hiram S. Spurlock
1817–1871
William N. B. Spurlock
1817–1903
Eliza Ann Spurlock
1819–
George Spurlock
1824–1850
Richard Spurlock
1825–
Ann Spurlock
1827–
Byrd Spurlock
1830–
Manerva Carolina Spurlock
1831–1925
Inez T. Spurlock
1837–
Andrew Jackson Spurlock
1820–1892
Mary Sarah Spurlock
1822–
Harvey S Spurlock
1823–1868
Lucretia Spurlock
1826–1895
Marquis DeLafayette "Marcus" Spurlock
1830–1900

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

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 8

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 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 8

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained.

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

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