Sarah Ellen McCrary

1 January 1849–24 June 1921 (Age 72)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen McCrary was born on 1 January 1849, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Alexander McCrary, was 27 and her mother, Cynthia Capps, was 26. She married Enoch Merrimon Reed about 1869, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Blue Ridge Township, Henderson, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 24 June 1921, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in East Flat Rock, Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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Enoch Merrimon Reed
Sarah Ellen McCrary
Marriage: about 1869
Ella Magdalene Reed
Luther B Reed
Emaline Reed
John Roderick Reed
Annie Mary Reed
Naomi Reed
Henry Harrison Reed
Fannie Fay Reed
Susie Irene Reed
Gertrude Eleanor Reed
Elliot Richard Reed

Spouse and Children

about 1869
Henderson, North Carolina, United States


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Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 4

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 19

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McCreary .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Mccrary in household of Cintha Mccrary, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Mc Crary in household of Alx Mc Crary, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah E Reed in household of Merriman Reed, "United States Census, 1920"

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