Sarah Gran Wilhite

14 June 1844–9 October 1879 (Age 35)
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Gran

When Sarah Gran Wilhite was born on 14 June 1844, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, her father, James Robinson Wilhite, was 30 and her mother, Martha Cowan, was 24. She married James William Weaver on 17 October 1861, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 9 October 1879, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Frazer, Wayne, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James William Weaver
1839–1902
Sarah Gran Wilhite
1844–1879
Marriage: 17 October 1861
Nancy Leliah Weaver
1864–1940
Malinda Alice Weaver
1868–1941

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 October 1861
Wayne, Kentucky, United States
children

(2)

    Nancy Leliah Weaver

    Female1864–1940Female

    Malinda Alice Weaver

    Female1868–1941Female

Parents and Siblings

    James Robinson Wilhite

    Male1814–1878Male

    Martha Cowan

    Female1819–1890Female

siblings

(4)

    Nancy Jane Wilhite

    Female1841–1918Female

    Female1844–1879Female

    Male1849–1912Male

    Charles T Wilhite

    Male1852–1926Male

World Events (8)

1846

Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 6

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1861

Age 17

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

German: Americanized spelling of Willeit, a variant of Willeitner, a habitational name from a more recent form of the place name Weillitnen in northern Bavaria. Willeit is probably also a topographic name from Middle High German wīl ‘small settlement’ + leite ‘slope’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah G Weaver in household of James Weaver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Wilhite in household of James R Wilhite, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Wilhite in household of James R Wilhite, "United States Census, 1850"

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