Sarah Wilkins

1821–1863 (Age 42)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Wilkins was born about 1821, in Tennessee, United States as the daughter of William Wilkinson and Mary Ann Flower. She married Stephen Casey about 1840, in Newton, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Blythe Township, Marion, Arkansas, United States in 1860. She died after 10 January 1863, in Marion, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Marion, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Wilkins
Stephen Casey
Marriage: about 1840
James Wilkins Casey
Nancy Caroline Casey
Frances Marion Casey
George Washington Casey
Temperance A. Casey
Thomas Benton Casey
Eliza Casey
Amanda Jane Casey

Spouse & Children

about 1840
Newton, Arkansas, United States


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • William Wilkinson


  • Mary Ann Flower




  • Mary Ann Wilkins


  • Female1821–1863Female

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 14

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

English and Dutch: patronymic from Wilkin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Casey, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Casey in household of Stephen Casey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1860 United States Federal Census

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