When Sarah Dunford was born in 1821, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Dunford, was 28 and her mother, Mary Blair, was 25. She married Joseph Jones on 16 July 1843, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 8 September 1890, in Trowbridge, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 69, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.
habitational name from Dunford Bridge, in Thurlstone (Yorkshire), so called from the river Don (a British name possibly meaning ‘river’) + Old English ford ‘ford’, or from Dunford House in Methley (Yorkshire), named in Old English as ‘Dunn's ford’ (see Dunn 2).
variant of Durnford, a habitational name from Durnford in Wiltshire, arising from Old English dierne + ford ‘hidden ford’. Alternatively, the name may perhaps arise from Dunford, alias Durnford, in Addlestone (Surrey).