Sarah Shirley

1720–1805 (Age 85)
Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Shirley was born in 1720, in Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She married Thomas Bennett on 9 November 1741, in Horsted Keynes, Sussex, England. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1805, in Fletching, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Bennett
Sarah Shirley
Marriage: 9 November 1741
Sarah Bennett
John Bennett
Ann Bennett
Mary Bennett
Thomas Bennet
Martha Bennet
Betty Bennett
John Bennett

Spouse and Children

9 November 1741
Horsted Keynes, Sussex, England


+3 More Children

World Events (1)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 81

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.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Derbyshire, Hampshire, Surrey, and the West Midlands, all so called from Old English scīr ‘bright’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Mary Bennet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah in entry for Mary Bennet, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Shirley, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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