Sarah Ann Oakes

1 March 1857–
Ardwick St Thomas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Oakes was born on 1 March 1857, in Ardwick St Thomas, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Oakes, was 42 and her mother, Ann Dunn, was 34. She lived in Ardwick, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861.

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Thomas Oakes
Ann Dunn
Thomas Oakes
Sarah Ann Oakes
John Oakes
William Oakes
Eliza Oakes

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    Thomas Oakes




    William Oakes



World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 2

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Age 27

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1901 · East Lancashire Royal Engineers

Age 44

The East Lancashire Royal Engineers was a group of volunteers in a unit of Britian's Royal Engineers. They were started in Manchester in 1901. They fought on the western front during WWI and were part of the Dunkirk Evacuation during WWII.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name, a plural variant of Oak .2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhdara ‘son of Dubhdara’, a personal name composed of the elements dubh ‘dark’ + dara(ch), genitive of dair ‘oak’, by translation of the main element of the Gaelic name.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Oakes in household of Thomas Oakes, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah A Oakes in household of Thomas Oakes, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah A Oakes in household of Thomas Oakes, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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