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Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETT1851

Name
Sarah Elizabeth “Sally” BENNETT
Given names
Sarah Elizabeth "Sally"
Surname
BENNETT
Married name
Sally Evans
Married name
Sarah Elizabeth "Sally" COTTON
Birth
Birth of a sisterNancy BENNETT
before 1785

MarriageJames EVANSView this family
before 1800

Note: From Evans Genealogy on Internet:
MarriageWeaver COTTONView this family
August 3, 1806

Birth of a daughter
#1
Mary COTTON
about 1807
Birth of a daughter
#2
Rachel COTTON
December 31, 1808
Birth of a daughter
#3
Nancy M COTTON
November 10, 1810
Death of a motherMary SNOW
between 1805 and 1811
Birth of a half-brotherJesse J BENNETT
1812
Birth of a half-brotherJeptha BENNETT
1814
Birth of a daughter
#4
Sarah M COTTON
1815
Birth of a son
#5
Weaver Alexander COTTON
December 7, 1822
Death of a fatherMicajah BENNETT
1824
Marriage of a childMycajah Y. BENNETTMary COTTONView this family
August 27, 1826
Marriage of a childMichael HINDSMANSarah M COTTONView this family
December 10, 1835
Death of a husbandWeaver COTTON
1836
Note: From THE PALLADIUM Advertisements, Coweta Co GA
Census 1840
Note: Sarah Cotton,age 50-60, Coweta Co District 9, page 7 is living with 2 males, 15-20 and 20-30 years…
Death of a brotherPeter BENNETT
after 1843
Marriage of a childWeaver Alexander COTTONElizabeth COOKView this family
December 22, 1846
Census 1850
Note: 1850 Federal Census taken 9/30/1850, for Coweta Co., GA
Census 1851 (on the date of death)
Note: Tax Digest of 1851 Cotton, Sarah 1 slave
Death 1851
Note: From Findagrave for Sally Bennett Evans Cotton:
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: before 1781
brother
6 years
sister
herself
brother
brother
Father’s family with Ann JOHNSON - View this family
father
step-mother
half-brother
3 years
half-brother
Family with Weaver COTTON - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: August 3, 1806
17 months
daughter
2 years
daughter
22 months
daughter
5 years
daughter
son
son
son
Family with James EVANS - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: before 1800
Weaver COTTON + Millie ROBERTSON - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage:
step-son
Cary COTTON
Birth: May 30, 1802 33 36Wilkes Co, GA
Death: June 13, 1881Coosa Co, AL

Marriage

From Evans Genealogy on Internet:

WILLIAM B.3 EVANS (ARDEN2, DAVID1) was born December 26, 1746 in Frederick Co, MD, and died November 1806 in Wilkes Co, GA. He married SUSANNAH CLEMENT, daughter of BENJAMIN CLEMENT and SUSANNAH HILL. She was born 1754 in Clement Hill, Pittsylvania Co, VA, and died 1807.

Children of WILLIAM EVANS and SUSANNAH CLEMENT are:

... JAMES EVANS, died? born? . October 11, 1799; m. SARAH ELIZABETH 'SALLIE' BENNETT.

Census

Sarah Cotton,age 50-60, Coweta Co District 9, page 7 is living with 2 males, 15-20 and 20-30 years old.

1840 United States Federal Census: Name: Sarah Cotten [Sarah Cotton] Home in 1840: Coweta Co., GA Free White Persons-Males-15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons-Males-20 thru 29: 1 Free White Persons-Females-50 thru 59: 1 Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3 Total Free White Persons: 3

Census

1850 Federal Census taken 9/30/1850, for Coweta Co., GA

William Hindsman, age 44, male, farmer, b. GA; Mary Hindsman, age 37, female, b. GA; Sarah Hindsman, age 18, female, b. GA; Andrew Hindsman, age 12, male, b. GA; Nancy Hindsman, age 10, female, b. GA; W. Cotton, age 27, male, b. GA; S. Cotton, age 63, female, b. GA.

This shows Weaver Cotton Jr and his mother Sarah Bennett Cotton living with daughter Nancy Mary Hindsman.

Census

Tax Digest of 1851 Cotton, Sarah 1 slave

Death

From Findagrave for Sally Bennett Evans Cotton:

Birth: 1780 Bedford County Virginia, USA Death: 1850 Moreland Coweta County Georgia, USA

1795: Sarah Elizabeth Bennett first married James Arden Evans @ Pittsylvania Co., VA. While Sarah was pregnant with their first child, James Arden Evans died in 11/1799. Sarah gave birth to their child in 6/1800 @ Wilkes Co., GA.

8/3/1806: Married Weaver A. Cotton @ Wilkes Co., GA.

1836: Weaver A. Cotton died in Wilkes Co., GA.

1840 United States Federal Census: Name: Sarah Cotten [Sarah Cotton] Home in 1840: Coweta Co., GA Free White Persons-Males-15 thru 19: 1 Free White Persons-Males-20 thru 29: 1 Free White Persons-Females-50 thru 59: 1 Persons Employed in Agriculture: 3 Free White Persons-Under 20: 1 Free White Persons-20 thru 49: 1 Total Free White Persons: 3

1850 Federal Census taken 9/30/1850, for Coweta Co., GA, Dwelling # 500, Family # 500: William Hindsman, age 44, male, farmer, b. GA; Mary Hindsman, age 37, female, b. GA; Sarah Hindsman, age 18, female, b. GA; Andrew Hindsman, age 12, male, b. GA; Nancy Hindsman, age 10, female, b. GA; W. Cotton, age 27, male, b. GA; S. Cotton, age 63, female, b. GA. (this shows Weaver Cotton and his mother, Sarah Cotton.)

Family links: Spouses: James Arden Evans (1773 - 1799) Weaver Cotton (1768 - 1836)

Children: James Arden Evans (1800 - 1855)* Mary Cotton Bennett (1807 - 1861)* Rachel M. Cotton Evans (1808 - 1881)* Nancy M. Cotton Hindsman (1810 - 1855)* Sarah M. Cotton Hindsman (1815 - 1857)* Travis Cotton (1815 - 1850)* Weaver Alexander Cotton (1822 - 1896)* Bennett Cotton (1824 - 1842)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial: Hindsman Family Cemetery Moreland Coweta County Georgia, USA

MarriageWeaver Cotton and Sally Bennett Evans Marriage LicenseWeaver Cotton and Sally Bennett Evans Marriage License
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