Sarah Spurlock

1830–
Cannon, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Spurlock was born in 1830, in Cannon, Tennessee, United States, her father, Drury Christian Spurlock, was 63 and her mother, Jane Bethel, was 29.

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Family Time Line

Drury Christian Spurlock
1767–1837
Jane Bethel
1801–
Bethel Spurlock
1827–
Sarah Spurlock
1830–
Mary Jane Spurlock
1831–1896
Caroline Spurlock
1836–
Drury Spurlock Jr
1837–

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

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.
1830 · The Oregon Trail

Age 0

Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 5

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English (Somerset): unexplained.

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

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