Sarah Purser

April 1854–3 July 1887 (Age 33)
Cosheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Purser was born in April 1854, in Cosheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Purser, was 34 and her mother, Mary Mathias, was 35. She married Benjamin Griffiths on 7 June 1879, in Cosheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 3 July 1887, in Cosheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Griffiths
Sarah Purser
Marriage: 7 June 1879
Mary Ann Griffiths
George Griffiths
Charles Griffiths

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1879Cosheston, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (2)

    1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867
    Age 13
    The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.
    Age 30
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    1 English: from an agent derivative of Middle English purse ( see Purse ), hence an occupational name for someone who made or sold purses and bags, or for an official in charge of expenditure.2 Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Sparain ‘son of the purse’, traditionally born by purse-bearers to the Lords of the Isles.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Sarah Purser in household of John Purser, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Sarah Griffiths in household of Benjamin Griffiths, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
    • Sarah Purser in household of Charles Purser, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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