Sarah Bruen

1730–14 January 1786 (Age 56)
Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Bruen was born in 1730, in Fairfield, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. She married Samuel Hayes about 1750, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 14 January 1786, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Hanover Center Cemetery, Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Samuel Hayes
Sarah Bruen
Marriage: about 1750
David Hayes
Sarah Hayes
Daniel Robert Hayes
Eleazer Hayes
Comfort Hayes
John Liberty Hayes

Spouse and Children

about 1750
Connecticut, United States


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World Events (2)


Age 46

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 51

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Breen .2 English: probably a variant of Brown .3 North German (Brün): from Middle Low German brūn ‘brown’, hence probably a nickname for someone with brown hair or a dark complexion or for someone who habitually wore brown clothes. Compare Braun .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Comfort Hase, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Sarah in entry for Eleazr Hase, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Sarah in entry for John Liberty Hase, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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