Sara Ann Alsup

Brief Life History of Sara Ann

When Sara Ann Alsup was born on 15 June 1833, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Meredith Alsup, was 31 and her mother, Susan Gilliam, was 23. She married James Henderson Adcock on 11 June 1853, in Henderson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 September 1897, in Chester, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Luray, Henderson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Henderson Adcock
1828–1894
Sara Ann Alsup
1833–1897
Marriage: 11 June 1853
John Webster Adcock
1859–1931
Mary J Adcock
1861–
Susan Adcock
1863–
James Henderson Adcock
1863–1935
Nancy F Adcock
1867–

Sources (8)

  • S Adcock in household of J H Adcock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Ann Alsup Adcock, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Allsop in entry for John W. Adcox, "Tennessee Deaths, 1914-1966"

World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Alsop .

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

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