Sarah Sally McClure

31 October 1798–18 December 1872 (Age 74)
Burke, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Sally

When Sarah Sally McClure was born on 31 October 1798, in Burke, North Carolina, United States, her father, Joseph Charles McClure, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Hopper, was 24. She married John Killian on 28 August 1837, in Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Weakley, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 18 December 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Emigration Canyon, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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John Killian
Sarah Sally McClure
Marriage: 28 August 1837
Harriett Emma Killian

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1837Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
    Age 1
    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 21
    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

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir ‘son of Gille Odhar’, the ‘swarthy lad’. Compare Irish Mac Giolla Uidhir regularly Anglicized McAleer .

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

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    Additional Facts on John Killian found on internet

    Fact s and Events Name [1] [2] John Killian Gender Male Birth [3] [4] 25 APR 1796 Lincolnton, Lincoln Co., North Carolina Marriage 25 AUG 1818 Lafayette County, Missourito Lydia Ann “Liddy” …

    Sources (14)

    • Sarah Killian in household of Quilla Hopper, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Killian in entry for Harriet Emma Busby, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah McClure - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sarah McClure

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