Sarah Lester

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Lester was christened on 26 February 1849, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Lester, was 26 and her mother, Eliza French, was 18. She married John Tyler on 6 February 1870, in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bilston, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years.

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John Tyler
Sarah Lester
Marriage: 6 February 1870
John Tyler
Sarah Ann Tyler
Jane Tyler
Harriet Tyler

Sources (13)

  • Sarah Taylor in household of Samuel Lester, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Lester, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah in entry for Jane Tylor, "England, Staffordshire, Church Records, 1538-1944"

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

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.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Leicester, which is recorded as Ligeraceastre in the 10th century. The placename derives from an Old English folk name Legore ‘the dwellers by the river Legor (a lost river name)’ + Old English ceaster ‘city, Roman fortification’.

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Lestre in Normandy.

English and Scottish: variant of Lister .

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

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