Sarah Keeney

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

The Life Summary 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 44. She married Thomas Sparks about 1730, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 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 Sparks
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
Mollie Sparks
1749–1816
Ruth "Mollie" Sparks
1750–1816

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1730Connecticut, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    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

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Keaney

    Sources (1)

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

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