Sarah Light


Brief Life History 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 31. 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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Sarah? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Samuel Wort
Sarah Light
Marriage: 23 March 1818
Mary Wort
Fanny Wort
Elizabeth Wort
William Wort
Samuel Wort
Anne Wort
Sarah Wort
Samuel Wort
Ellen Wort

Sources (42)

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

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.


    Age 18

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


    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

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.