Sarah Light

1797–
Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Light was born in 1797, in Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joshua Light, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Pope, was 30. She married Samuel Wort on 23 March 1818, in Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wort
1796–
Sarah Light
1797–
Marriage: 23 March 1818
Mary Wort
1818–1904
Fanny Wort
1821–
Elizabeth Wort
1823–1852
William Wort
1828–1880
Samuel Wort
1830–
Anne Wort
1831–
Sarah Wort
1835–
Samuel Wort
1838–
Ellen Wort
1841–1904

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1818Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 4
    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 18
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1830
    Age 33
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English liht ‘light, active’ (Old English lēoht).English: topographic name from Middle English liht, leht ‘light’ (Old English lēoht), used for a ‘light place, clearing, glade’.English: nickname from Middle English lit ‘little’ (Old English lȳt). Compare Little .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Lighter
    Little
    Lite
    Lyte

    Sources (39)

    • Sarah Wort in entry for Mary Wort, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Sarah Wort in household of Samuel Wort, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sarah Light, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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