Sarah Hansen

Brief Life History of Sarah

Sarah Hansen was born about 1804, in Tennessee, United States. She married John Sexton about 1824. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died from 1851 to 1859, in Prairie Township, Newton, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Sexton
1795–1861
Sarah Hansen
about 1804–1859
Marriage: about 1824
Daniel Sexton
1820–
Timothy Hudson Sexton
1825–1862
Squire Sexton
1825–
Mcclain Sexton
1826–
William Riley Sexton
1829–1903
Sarah J Sexton
1829–1910
Esther M Sexton
1839–1932

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Hansen - Government record: birth-name: Sarah Hansen
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World Events (7)

about 1804

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

about 1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Erik, Lars, Nels, Niels, Thor, Jorgen, Knud, Holger, Morten, Nils, Einer, Johan.

Danish, Norwegian, Dutch, Flemish, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Hans . This is the most common surname in Norway. Compare Hanson 4 and also 2 below.

Americanized form of Norwegian, North German, Dutch, Flemish, and Danish Hanssen , a variant of 1 above. Compare Hansson 2.

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

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