Sarah West

1726–12 June 1805 (Age 79)
Addingham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah West was born in 1726, in Addingham, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Martin West Jr, was 31 and her mother, Sarah Spafforth, was 31. She married Peter Atkinson in 1765. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 12 June 1805, in her hometown, at the age of 79.

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Peter Atkinson
Sarah West
Marriage: 1765
Sarah Atkinson
John Atkinson
Peter Atkinson
Ann Atkinson
Sarah Atkinson
Thomas Atkinson
Martin Atkinson
Eliz. Atkinson
Abraham Atkinson

Spouse and Children

of Addingham, Yorks., Eng.


+4 More Children

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+6 More Children

World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 75

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.

Name Meaning

English and German: from Middle English, Middle High German west ‘west’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived to the west of a settlement, or a regional name for someone who had migrated from further west.

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

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Sources (2)

  • West Yorkshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1512-1812
  • Sarah West, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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