Sarah Woodhead

1756–
Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Woodhead was born in 1756, in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Woodhead, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth Meggitt, was 36. She married William Cree in 1776, in Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

William Cree
1756–1844
Sarah Woodhead
1756–
Marriage: 1776
Elizabeth Cree
1780–
Willm Cree
1782–
John Cree
1782–1863
Thomas Cree
1783–
Sarah Cree
1784–
William Cree
1786–1787
Sarah Cree
1786–
William Cree
1789–1868
Martha Cree
1790–
Ann Cree
1790–
George Cree
1793–1794
David Cree
1794–
Joseph Cree
1795–1853
Elizth Cree
1798–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1776
Southwell, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(14)

    Elizabeth Cree

    Female1780–Female

    Willm Cree

    Male1782–Male

    Male1782–1863Male

    Thomas Cree

    Male1783–Male

    Sarah Cree

    Female1784–Female

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    George Woodhead

    Male1716–Male

    Elizabeth Meggitt

    Female1720–Female

siblings

(7)

    George Woodhead

    Male1742–Male

    Mary Woodhead

    Female1745–Female

    Edmond Woodhead

    Male1747–Male

    Elizabeth Woodhead

    Female1750–Female

    John Woodhead

    Male1753–Male

+2 More Children

World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 45

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 59

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 67

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of various minor places named Woodhead, for example in West Yorkshire and Strathmore, from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + hēafod ‘head(land)’, ‘top’, ‘extremity’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Elizabeth Cree, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Sarah Woodhead, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Sarah Woodhead, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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