Sarah Elizabeth Munsey

Female23 March 1855–19 July 1923

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Munsey was born on 23 March 1855, in Russell, Virginia, United States, her father, Samuel Patton Muncy, was 28 and her mother, Phoebe F. Hendricks, was 24. She married Andrew Jackson Jessee on 8 September 1873, in Russell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1855 and Cleveland, Russell, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 19 July 1923, in Lebanon, Russell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Jessee Cemetery, Russell, Virginia, United States.

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Andrew Jackson Jessee
Sarah Elizabeth Munsey
Marriage: 8 September 1873
May Jessee
Edgar Wiley Jessee
Lula Lee Jessee
Edwin Ernest Jessee

Sources (35)

  • Sarah E Jessee in household of J J Jessee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah E Muncy, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
  • Sarah E. Munsey, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 September 1873Russell, Virginia, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 6

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


    Age 8

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

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 20

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of numerous places in France called Monceau, Moncel, Montceau, Mousseaux, Monchel, and similar, all derived from Old French moncel ‘small hill’ (from Latin monticellum).

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

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