Sarah E. Rabon

Brief Life History of Sarah E.

When Sarah E. Rabon was born about 1859, in Horry, South Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Rabon, Sr., was 64 and her mother, Mary Hughes, was 44.

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Samuel Rabon, Sr.
Mary Hughes
Anna Jane Rabon
Prudence Rabon
Sarah E. Rabon
about 1859–
Samuel Rabon, Jr.
George Washington Rabon

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In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning


variant of Rathbone with loss of medial -th-; see Rathbun .

nickname from northern Middle English ra-bayn (Old Norse rá-bein ‘roe-bone’ or ‘roe leg’), used for a man who could run as fast as a roe-deer.

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

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