Sarah Green

1831–about 1891 (Age 60)
Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Green was born in 1831, in Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Green, was 27 and her mother, Hannah Horsecroft, was 23. She married William Banks about 1851, in Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She died about 1891, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

William Banks
1831–1891
Sarah Green
1831–1891
Marriage: about 1851

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1851
Seaford, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Green

    Male1804–Male

    Hannah Horsecroft

    Female1808–Female

siblings

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World Events (5)

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 2

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 12

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 23

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Green in household of Stephen Horscroft, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Sarah Green, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • Sarah Green, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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