Sarah Keeney

Female1714–29 October 1794

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Keeney was born in 1714, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Richard Keeney, was 41 and her mother, Mary Miles, was 45. She married Thomas Sparks 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 her hometown, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Sparks
Sarah Keeney
Marriage: about 1730
Isaac Sparks
Sarah Sparks
Ruth Sparks
Lucy Sparks
Reuben Sparks
Mollie Sparks

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Sparks in entry for Isaac Sparks, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Sarah H. Keeney Sparks, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1730Connecticut, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (2)


    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

    Irish: variant of Keaney .

    Americanized form of Swiss German Kühni, Kühne (see Kuehn ), or German Kiene or Kiener .

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

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