Sarah Ann Shortman

14 December 1853–1941 (Age 87)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Shortman was born on 14 December 1853, in England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Shortman, was 19 and her mother, Ann Garland, was 20. She married William Hewlett on 31 July 1876, in Llanhilleth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871 and Pontypool, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881. She died in 1941, in Erie, Boulder, Colorado, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

William Hewlett
Sarah Ann Shortman
Marriage: 31 July 1876
Elizabeth Hewlett
Clara Hewlett
Emily Hewlett
Frederick Hewlett
John Henry Hewlett
Edith Hewlett
Anna May Hewlett
Arthur A. Hewlett
Thomas Hewlett
Fredrick Hewlett

Spouse and Children

31 July 1876
Llanhilleth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 1

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 23

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

1 German (Hortmann): variant of Hort 1.2 possibly also a variant spelling of Hartmann .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Shortman in household of Joseph Shortman, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Ann Hewlett in household of William Hewlett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah A Halett in household of William Halett, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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