Sarah Elizabeth McCorkle

January 1870–
Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth McCorkle was born in January 1870, in Washington, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Thomas McCorkle, was 43 and her mother, Anna M McCullough, was 36. She lived in Somerset Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Thomas McCorkle
1827–1882
Anna M McCullough
1833–1916
Anna Lauretta McCorkle
1855–1873
Minnie E McCorkle
1875–
William B McCorkle
1858–1928
James H McCorkle
1859–1893
Samuel M McCorkle
1861–1893
Robert Colwell McCorkle
1863–
David E or S McCorkle
1865–1939
Sarah Elizabeth McCorkle
1870–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

    Female1855–1873Female

    William B McCorkle

    Male1858–1928Male

    James H McCorkle

    Male1859–1893Male

    Samuel M McCorkle

    Male1861–1893Male

    Robert Colwell McCorkle

    Male1863–Male

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 7

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Thorcaill ‘son of Thorkell’, a personal name of Old Norse origin, meaning ‘Thor's kettle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah L M,C Corde in household of Thomas Mc Corde, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah E Mccorkle in household of Annie Whitely, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Elizabeth McCorkle - Government record: birth: about 1870; Pennsylvania, United States

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