Sarah Jane Morris

3 July 1833–10 January 1918 (Age 84)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

Sarah Jane Morris was born on 3 July 1833, in Tennessee, United States. She married James Lewis Cherry on 28 May 1856, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Arkansas, United States in 1870 and Logan Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1880. She died on 10 January 1918, in Short Mountain Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Paris, Logan, Arkansas, United States.

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James Lewis Cherry
Sarah Jane Morris
Marriage: 28 May 1856
William Robert Cherry
Mary Elizabeth Cherry
Malissa A Cherry
Eliza Ann Cherry
William R. Cherry
Mary E. Cherry

Spouse and Children

28 May 1856
Gibson, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 2

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 29

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus ( see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

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

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  • Sarah A Cherry in household of William Cherry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Cherry in household of J L Cherry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah J Cherry in household of Jas L Cherry, "United States Census, 1870"

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