Sarah Elizabeth Allen

1792–before 1856 (Age 64)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

Sarah Elizabeth Allen was born in 1792, in South Carolina, United States. She married Wiley Sanders on 8 May 1813, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died before 1856, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Wiley Sanders
1789–1869
Sarah Elizabeth Allen
1792–1856
Marriage: 8 May 1813
Deliah Sanders
1812–1907
John Sanders
1813–1854
Nancy Sanders
1824–1919
James Wyly Sanders
1814–1856
William Sanders
1822–1884
Sarah Elizabeth Sanders
1824–1861
Elias Sanders
1825–1887
Rhoda Sanders
1827–
Malinda Sanders
1830–1892
Green Sanders
1832–1863
George Sanders
1836–1854

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
8 May 1813
Randolph, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

    Deliah Sanders

    Female1812–1907Female

    John Sanders

    Male1813–1854Male

    James Wyly Sanders

    Male1814–1856Male

    Male1822–1884Male

    Sarah Elizabeth Sanders

    Female1824–1861Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1792 · Head Tax Law

Age 0

"In 1792, South Carolina passes a law called the ""head tax"" for all free African Americans from age 16-50. This tax was $2.00."
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 2

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1809

Age 17

Humphreys County was created 19 October 1809 from Stewart County.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: from a Celtic personal name of great antiquity and obscurity. In England the personal name is now usually spelled Alan, the surname Allen; in Scotland the surname is more often Allan. Various suggestions have been put forward regarding its origin; the most plausible is that it originally meant ‘little rock’. Compare Gaelic ailín, diminutive of ail ‘rock’. The present-day frequency of the surname Allen in England and Ireland is partly accounted for by the popularity of the personal name among Breton followers of William the Conqueror, by whom it was imported first to Britain and then to Ireland. St. Alan(us) was a 5th-century bishop of Quimper, who was a cult figure in medieval Brittany. Another St. Al(l)an was a Cornish or Breton saint of the 6th century, to whom a church in Cornwall is dedicated.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Sanders in household of Wyly Sanders, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Allen, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Allen, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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