Sarah Jane Pinegar

1847–1926 (Age 79)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Pinegar was born on 7 January 1847, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Pinegar, was 22 and her mother, Mary Rigsby, was 21. She married John Lawson H. Hutchings on 27 July 1866, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Civil District 7, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 14, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 1 May 1926, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79.

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Sarah Jane Pinegar
John Lawson H. Hutchings
Marriage: 27 July 1866
Daniel Webb Hutchings
Mary A. Hutchens
John Hutchings
Rufus Henry Hutchens
Frances Hutchens
Lucretia Hutchings
William Lawson Hutchens
Dixie Hutchings

Spouse & Children

27 July 1866
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 15

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.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 21

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Peiniger, an occupational name for a torturer or executioner, Middle High German, Middle Low German pīneger.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah J Pinnegar in household of Benjamin Pinnegar, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah J Hutchins in household of Hutchins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Hutchens in household of Ellis D Slatten, "United States Census, 1920"

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