Sarah Abigail Saunders

1850–18 October 1922 (Age 72)
Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Sarah Abigail

When Sarah Abigail Saunders was born in 1850, in Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Samuel Saunders, was 28 and her mother, Zilpha Durkee, was 26. She married Jesse Crosby on 20 March 1865, in Hebron, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 18 October 1922, in her hometown, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ohio, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Crosby
1837–1875
Sarah Abigail Saunders
1850–1922
Marriage: 20 March 1865
Jesse Crosby
1866–1867
Arthur Crosby
1867–
Leona May Crosby
1870–1947
George Warren Crosby
1872–1958

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1865
Hebron, Yarmouth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
children

(4)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1822–1894Male

    Zilpha Durkee

    Female1824–1906Female

siblings

(3)

    Female1850–1922Female

    Ruth H. Saunders

    Female1850–Female

    Emeline Saunders

    Female1852–Female

World Events (4)

1869

Age 19

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1871

Age 21

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 59

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: patronymic from the medieval personal name Saunder, reduced vernacular form of Alexander .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Crosby in entry for Jesse Crosby, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Sarah Crosby in entry for Jesse Crosby, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Sarah A. Sanders in entry for Jesse Crosby, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"

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