Sarah

about 1755–
Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah was born about 1755, in Derby, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. She had at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 46

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.
1815

Age 60

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 68

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

The scriptural name has been rendered as a female ruler or governor and a princess or noble lady, from "saráh," meaning to be a leader or commander, or to fight. The name appears to have been originally Sarai, signifying "my princess." Nicknames are Sal and Sally. Sara is the Italian form.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Sarah, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Sarah Smedley in entry for Martha Smedley, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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