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
Sarah Gran Wilhite
Marriage: 17 October 1861
Nancy Leliah Weaver
Malinda Alice Weaver

Spouse and Children

17 October 1861
Wayne, Kentucky, United States


    Nancy Leliah Weaver


    Malinda Alice Weaver


Parents and Siblings

    James Robinson Wilhite


    Martha Cowan




    Nancy Jane Wilhite




    Charles T Wilhite


World Events (8)


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.

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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