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
Anna M McCullough
Anna Lauretta McCorkle
Minnie E McCorkle
William B McCorkle
James H McCorkle
Samuel M McCorkle
Robert Colwell McCorkle
David E or S McCorkle
Sarah Elizabeth McCorkle

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    William B McCorkle


    James H McCorkle


    Samuel M McCorkle


    Robert Colwell McCorkle


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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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