Sarah Jane Penfold

10 March 1888–25 November 1942 (Age 54)
Maple Grove Township, Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Penfold was born on 10 March 1888, in Maple Grove Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, her father, Peter Penfold, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Jane Iles, was 40. She married Jay Fremont Davis on 17 January 1907, in Assyria Township, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bedford, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Bedford Township, Calhoun, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 25 November 1942, in Hastings, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Ellis Cemetery, Assyria, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jay Fremont Davis
1888–1954
Sarah Jane Penfold
1888–1942
Marriage: 17 January 1907
Harold A Davis
1908–1972
Bernice Davis
1910–1975
Elwood J Davis
1922–2010
Earl Herbert Davis
1924–1996

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1907Assyria Township, Barry, Michigan, United States
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1890 · Woman's Suffrage
    Age 2
    An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
    Age 15
    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 352;2007: 731; 2010: 893)English (Sussex, Surrey and Kent): from Middle English pin-fold, pen-fold, pun(d)-fold ‘animal pound’, applied as a topographic name for someone who lived by a pound for stray animals or, most likely, a metonymic occupational name for someone in charge of such a pound. Compare Pinder .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pinder

    Sources (16)

    • Sarah Pennfold in household of Clark P Wilbur, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Sadie Penfold in entry for Harold Davis and Leah Gillous, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935"
    • Sadie J Davis, "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952"

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