Sally Fanny Garrison

1816–1856 (Age 40)
Shackle Island, Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sally Fanny

When Sally Fanny Garrison was born in 1816, in Shackle Island, Sumner, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Gomer Garrison Jr, was 36 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Brown, was 27. She married William Tyree Dorris on 25 April 1840, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died in 1856, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

William Tyree Dorris
Sally Fanny Garrison
Marriage: 25 April 1840
Mary Jane Dorris
John Dorris
Nancy Eveline Dorris
Sarah Dorris
Isaac Richard Dorris

Spouse and Children

25 April 1840
Sumner, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 4

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Garrett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fanny Garrison, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Garrison in entry for Isaac Richard Dorris, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1955"
  • Fanny Garrison, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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