Sarah

1807–14 August 1860 (Age 53)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah was born in 1807, in North Carolina, United States. She married John Clanton in 1824, in Fentress, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lees Creek Township, Crawford, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 August 1860, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 53.

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Family Time Line

John Clanton
1790–1844
Sarah
1807–1860
Marriage: 1824
Rebecca Elizabeth Clanton
1825–1889
Alfred G Clanton
1827–1890
Burrell Buell Clanton
1830–1883
Edward Clanton
1832–1916
Harrison Clanton
1836–1863
Mary Ann Clanton
1839–1924
John Clanton
1841–1862
Sarah Jane Clanton
1842–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1824
Fentress, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

The scriptural name has been rendered as a female ruler or governor and a princess or noble lady, from "saráh," meaning to be a leader or commander, or to fight. The name appears to have been originally Sarai, signifying "my princess." Nicknames are Sal and Sally. Sara is the Italian form.

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Sources (3)

  • Sory Clanton in household of Solaman Alen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Clanton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Clanton, "United States Census, 1850"

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