Sarah Kemsley

1727–1766
Boxley, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Kemsley was christened on 24 December 1727, in Boxley, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Kemsley, was 37 and her mother, Susan West, was 36. She married John Swan on 10 September 1745, in Boxley, Kent, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died before 1766, in Kent, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 37.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Kemsley
1727–1766
John Swan
1720–
Marriage: 10 September 1745
Sarah Swan
1748–
Thomas Swan
1750–
William Swan
1756–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
10 September 1745
Boxley, Kent, England
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • William Kemsley

    Male1690–1769Male

  • Susan West

    Female1691–1769Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places in North Yorkshire called Helmsley. The names are of different etymologies: the one near Rievaulx Abbey is from the Old English personal name Helm + Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, whereas Upper Helmsley, near York, is from the Old English personal name Hemele + Old English ēg ‘island’, and had the form Hemelsey till at least the 14th century.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Kemsley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Kemsley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Kemsley, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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