Sarah "Sally" Cantrell

1794–1870 (Age 76)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah "Sally"

When Sarah "Sally" Cantrell was born in 1794, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Captain Abraham Cantrell, was 50 and her mother, Lucy Watson, was 35. She had at least 3 sons and 5 daughters with John Caskey. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died in 1870, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76.

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John Caskey
Sarah "Sally" Cantrell
Thomas Reed Caskey
Mary Elizabeth Caskey
William Carrol Caskey
Elizabeth Minerva Caskey
Ester Caskey
Joseph Buckner Caskey
Nancy Mahala CASKEY

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

Age 2

On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Cantrell in Devon, recorded as Canterhulle in 1330 , from an unexplained first element + Old English hyll ‘hill’.2 English: from Old French chanterelle ‘small bell’, ‘treble’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a bellmaker or ringer.3 English: diminutive of Canter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Caskey in household of John Caskey, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Cantrell in entry for John Caskey, "United States War of 1812 Index to Pension Application Files, 1812-1910"
  • findagrave memorial ID 61903 for son Thomas Reed Caskey

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