Sarah Ann Derainey Botts

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann Derainey

When Sarah Ann Derainey Botts was born on 24 November 1857, in Scott, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph S. Botts, was 23 and her mother, Almira Melviney McPeters, was 22. She married William Edward Ellis on 27 January 1876, in Scott, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Civil District 13, Henry, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 23 September 1900, in Huntsville, Scott, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Helenwood, Scott, Tennessee, United States.

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William Edward Ellis
Sarah Ann Derainey Botts
Marriage: 27 January 1876
Rachel Ellen Ellis
James Harlan Ellis
Emiline Ellis
Hulda Ellis
Joseph Daniel Ellis
Fanny L Ellis
Rhoda Maude Ella Ellis
Lucinda Ellis
Lou Rena Ellis
Evert Elmer Ellis
Nancy Elizabeth Ellis
Loranza Clinton Ellis

Sources (11)

  • Sarah A Ellis in household of William Ellis, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Botts, "Tennessee State Marriage Index, 1780-2002"
  • Sarahan D Botts Ellis, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

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.


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

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Bott , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

Americanized form of German Botz .

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

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