Sarah Sinkey

Female1 September 1847–20 February 1897

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Sinkey was born on 1 September 1847, in Florence Township, Williams, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Sinkey, was 29 and her mother, Susannnah Phillips, was 25. She married Lewis Benoni White on 31 December 1870, in Jackson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Clay Township, Jones, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 20 February 1897, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Benoni White
1849–1924
Sarah Sinkey
1847–1897
Marriage: 31 December 1870
Guy Truman White
1873–1949
Fred Sinkey White
1875–1962
James Augustus White
1877–1955
Luella Diantha White
1879–1948
Edith Marian White
1881–1964
Jessie May White
1883–1886
Leslie Seward White
1888–1964
Clifford Commodore White
1888–1911
Sadie Candace White
1890–
Robert E White
1892–

Sources (12)

  • Sarah Sinkey in household of Thomas Sinkey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Snikey, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Sarah Sinkey White, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1870Jackson, Iowa, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

    Age 10

    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 13

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    1863

    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: variant of Sankey .

    English: from a local pronunciation of Simcoe . For the change of -m- to -n- compare Sincock .

    Americanized form of Dutch and North German Sinke .

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

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