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
Marriage: 1824
Rebecca Elizabeth Clanton
Alfred G Clanton
Burrell Buell Clanton
Edward Clanton
Harrison Clanton
Mary Ann Clanton
John Clanton
Sarah Jane Clanton

Spouse and Children

Fentress, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (7)


Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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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