Sarah Lea

about 1782–1851 (Age 69)
Pebworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Lea was born about 1782, in Pebworth, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Lea Sr., was 25 and her mother, Mary Grimmett, was 25. She married Henry Issac Cross on 6 February 1806, in Condicote, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died in 1851, in Condicote, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Henry Issac Cross
Sarah Lea
Marriage: 6 February 1806
Dinah Cross
Luke Cross
Eliza Cross
Mark Cross
Phebe Cross
Hannah Cross

Spouse and Children

6 February 1806
Condicote, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 19

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.

Age 33

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 41

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant spelling of Lee .2 Dutch: patronymic from a Germanic personal name formed of the elements liut ‘people’, ‘tribe’ + hardi ‘strong’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Cross, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah in entry for Eliza Cross, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Cross in the 1861 England Census

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