Sarah Keeney

1714–29 October 1794 (Age 80)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Keeney was born in 1714, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Richard Keeney, was 40 and her mother, Mary Miles, was 45. She married Thomas Sparke about 1730, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 29 October 1794, in East Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Sparke
1706–1760
Sarah Keeney
1714–1794
Marriage: about 1730
Isaac Sparks
1731–1751
Sarah Sparks
1734–1822
Ruth Sparks
1734–1786
Lucy Sparks
1738–1828
Reuben Sparks
1744–1829
Ruth "Mollie" Sparks
1750–1816

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1730
Connecticut, United States
children

(6)

    Isaac Sparks

    Male1731–1751Male

    Sarah Sparks

    Female1734–1822Female

    Ruth Sparks

    Female1734–1786Female

    Female1738–1828Female

    Reuben Sparks

    Male1744–1829Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 62

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

Age 67

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 spelling of Keaney .2 Americanized spelling of Swiss German Kühni, Kühne ( see Kuehn ), or German Kiene or Kiener .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Sparks in entry for Isaac Sparks, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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