Sebrina Land

23 March 1812–27 October 1878 (Age 66)
Giles, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Sebrina

When Sebrina Land was born on 23 March 1812, in Giles, Tennessee, United States, her father, Richard Land, was 41 and her mother, Nancy Gladden, was 38. She married Celly Ferris Matheny about 1827, in Monroe, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1856 and lived in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 27 October 1878, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Fillmore Cemetery, Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Celly Ferris Matheny
Sebrina Land
Marriage: about 1827
Leminder Clementine Matheny
Martha Matheny
Sims Lafayette Matheny
Nancy Sabrina Matheny
Amelia Charlotte Matheny

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1827Monroe, Mississippi, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    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 8
    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 18
    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

    (1997: 7544;2007: 15779; 2010: 21116)English, German, and Dutch: topographic name from Old English, Middle Dutch land, Middle High German lant ‘land, territory’. This had more specialized senses in the Middle Ages, being used to denote the countryside as opposed to a town or an estate.English: topographic name from Middle English launde ‘glade’ (Old French land), or a habitational name from a place called with this word, such as Launde in Leicestershire or Laund in Yorkshire.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Biography of Sabrina Land Matheny Cropper Croft

    Sebrina Land Matheny Cropper Croft 30 March 1812 - 27 October 1878 Sebrina Land was born 30 March 1812 in Giles County, Tenn., to Richard Land &. Nancy Gladen It is believed her grandparent …

    Sources (31)

    • Sebrina Waters in entry for Georgiana Kate Webb, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sebrina Croft, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Land in entry for George Wise Cropper, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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