Sarah Hoyland was christened on 4 April 1708, in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of John Hoyland and Margaret Marshall. She married Bryan John Thompson on 3 February 1729, in Pontefract, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 8 August 1861, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 153.
English (Yorkshire and Derbyshire): habitational name from any of the four places of this name in southern Yorkshire: Nether and Upper Hoyland (in Wath upon Dearne), High Hoyland (in Barnsley), and Hoyland Swaine (in Penistone). The placenames all derive from Old English hōh ‘heel, spur of land’ + land ‘land’.
Norwegian (Høyland): habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads, notably in southwestern Norway, named in Old Norse as Heyland, from hey ‘hay’ + land ‘(piece of) land, farmstead’. Compare Highland , Hoiland , and Hyland .