Sarah Ann Burden

1 February 1865–19 October 1937 (Age 72)
Chaldon Herring, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Burden was born on 1 February 1865, in Chaldon Herring, Dorset, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Talbot Burden, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Jane Harvell, was 22. She married Frederick Christian Schnell on 6 April 1885, in Salem, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Jefferson, Colorado, United States in 1910. She died on 19 October 1937, in Denver, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Littleton Cemetery, Littleton, Arapahoe, Colorado, United States.

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Frederick Christian Schnell
Sarah Ann Burden
Marriage: 6 April 1885
Susie May Schnell
Isabelle Schnell
Fred Edward Schnell

Spouse and Children

6 April 1885
Salem, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · Denver Becomes a temporary capital

Age 2

In 1867, Denver City becomes the Capital of the Territory of Colorado.

Age 19

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Country):1. (of Norman origin) from the Old French personal name Burdo (oblique case Burdon), probably of Germanic origin, but uncertain meaning. 2. nickname for a pilgrim or one who carried a pilgrim's staff, Middle English, Old French bourdon. 3. habitational name from any of various places called Burdon or Burden. Burden in West Yorkshire and Great Burdon in County Durham are named with Old English burh ‘stronghold’, ‘fortified place’ + dūn ‘hill’; Burdon in Tyne and Wear is named with Old English bȳre ‘byre’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Burden in household of John Burden, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah A Schmell in household of Fred C Schmell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah A Schnell in household of Frederick C Schnell, "United States Census, 1900"

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