Sarah Ann Greatorex

15 December 1846–19 November 1882 (Age 35)
Alvaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Greatorex was born on 15 December 1846, in Alvaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Henry Greatorex, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Ann Rushton, was 26. She married John Donnellan on 13 May 1880, in Catholic Church, Frio, Texas, United States. She died on 19 November 1882, at the age of 35, and was buried in Alvaston, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

John Donnellan
Sarah Ann Greatorex
Marriage: 13 May 1880

Spouse and Children

13 May 1880
Catholic Church, Frio, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (2)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 8

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 34

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

English (Derbyshire): habitational name from a place in Derbyshire called Greterakes.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Ann Greatorex in household of Henry Greatorex, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Ann Greatoux in household of Henry Greatoux, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Ann Greatorex, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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