Sarah Callaham

1790–
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Callaham was born in 1790, in South Carolina, United States, her father, John Callaham, was 34 and her mother, Mary Elisa Hammond, was 29. She married John Moore about 1792, in South Carolina, United States.

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John Moore
1770–
Sarah Callaham
1790–
Marriage: about 1792

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1792
South Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1791

Age 1

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Head Tax Law

Age 2

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 31

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

English: most probably a respelling of Irish Callahan , influenced by the common element of English habitational names, ham.

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

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