Sarah Light

1797–
Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life 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 7 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Wort
1796–
Sarah Light
1797–
Marriage: 23 March 1818
Mary Wort
1818–
Fanny Wort
1821–
Elizabeth Wort
1823–1852
William Wort
1828–1880
Samuel Wort
1830–
Anne Wort
1831–
Sarah Wort
1833–
Sarah Wort
1835–
Samuel Wort
1838–
Ellen Wort
1841–1904

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 March 1818
Downton, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
children

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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:1. nickname for a happy, cheerful person, from Middle English lyght, Old English lēoht ‘light’ (not dark), ‘bright’, ‘cheerful’. 2. nickname for someone who was busy and active, from Middle English lyght, Old English līoht ‘light’ (not heavy), ‘nimble’, ‘quick’. The two words lēoht and līoht were originally distinct, but they were confused in English from an early period. 3. nickname for a small person, from Middle English lite, Old English lȳt ‘little’, influenced by lyght as in 1 and 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Wort in household of Samuel Wort, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Wort in household of Samuel Wort, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Wort in household of Samuel Wort, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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