Sarah Elizabeth Trull

7 May 1917–25 October 2012 (Age 95)
Perry, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Trull was born on 7 May 1917, in Perry, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Doss Trull, was 31 and her mother, Gertrude Lola Morgan, was 18. She married Franklin Leon Bell on 10 May 1941, in Perry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 25 October 2012, in Linden, Perry, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Linden, Perry, Tennessee, United States.

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Franklin Leon Bell
Sarah Elizabeth Trull
Marriage: 10 May 1941
Jerry Wayne Bell
Rosa Lee Bell

Spouse and Children

10 May 1941
Perry, Tennessee, United States



    Rosa Lee Bell


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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1931 · The Parthenon is Built

Age 14

In 1931, a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece was erected in Nashville, Tennessee. The Parthenon was meant to be temporary, but became a permanent part of Tennessee culture. It also has a replica of the statue of Athena the Goddess of War.At the same time a city over Memphis built  giant pyramid replica to remind everyone what the city was named for. 
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 25

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English trull ‘slattern’, ‘prostitute’.2 German: nickname for a street entertainer or a cheat, from a noun derivative of Middle High German trüllen ‘to juggle’, also ‘to cheat’.3 German (also Trüll): from a short form of the female personal name Gertrud ( see Trude ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Trull in household of Doss Trull, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Trull, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Trull Bell, "Find A Grave Index"

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