Sarah A. B. Willis

13 October 1825–24 December 1867 (Age 42)
Russell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah A. B.

When Sarah A. B. Willis was born on 13 October 1825, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Edmund Terrill Willis Jr, was 17 and her mother, Ellen Garnett, was 15. She married Stephen Barger on 30 October 1851, in Russell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Adair, Kentucky, United States in 1850. She died on 24 December 1867, in Russell, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Barger
1823–
Sarah A. B. Willis
1825–1867
Marriage: 30 October 1851
John Edmond Barger
1852–
Lorenzo Thomas Barger
1855–1922
Hershel Porter Barger
1858–1922
Helen Brown Barger
1860–
Stephen Barger
1863–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
30 October 1851
Russell, Kentucky, United States
children

(5)

    John Edmond Barger

    Male1852–Male

    Lorenzo Thomas Barger

    Male1855–1922Male

    Hershel Porter Barger

    Male1858–1922Male

    Helen Brown Barger

    Female1860–Female

    Stephen Barger

    Male1863–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Female1825–1867Female

    Edmund T Willis

    Male1827–Male

    Adaline Willis

    Female1829–Female

    Sarah B. Willis

    Female1832–Female

    Oliver Garnett Willis

    Male1834–1913Male

World Events (6)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 5

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 5

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.
1846

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Will .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Ann B Barger in household of Stheven Barger, "United States Census, 1860"
  • S C B Willis in household of Edmund S Willis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah B. Willis in entry for John E. Barger, "Kentucky Births and Christenings, 1839-1960"

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