Sarah Thomas Corney

6 April 1837–24 April 1925 (Age 88)
Heanton Punchardon, Devon, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Thomas

When Sarah Thomas Corney was born on 6 April 1837, in Heanton Punchardon, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Carney, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Thomas, was 38. She married Isaac James Abraham on 19 August 1873, in Bath, Somerset, England. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Carson Township, Ormsby, Nevada, United States in 1900. She died on 24 April 1925, in Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lone Mountain Cemetery, Carson City, Ormsby, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac James Abraham
1838–1924
Sarah Thomas Corney
1837–1925
Marriage: 19 August 1873
Florence Elizabeth Abraham
1874–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1873
Bath, Somerset, England
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    John Carney

    Male1799–1874Male

    Elizabeth Thomas

    Female1798–1868Female

siblings

(11)

    William Corney

    Male1825–1916Male

    George Corney

    Male1828–1834Male

    John Corney

    Male1829–1864Male

    Philip Corney

    Male1833–1833Male

    Mary Corney

    Female1833–1834Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 17

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.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Cumbria and Hertfordshire named Corney, from Old English corn ‘grain’ or corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + ēg ‘island’. It seems possible, from the distribution of early forms, that it may also derive from a lost place in Lancashire.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Corney in household of John Corney, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Abraham in household of Isic Abraham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Abraham in household of Isaak Abraham, "United States Census, 1910"

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