Sarah Edna Hennessey

January 1891–
Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States

The Life of Sarah Edna

When Sarah Edna Hennessey was born in January 1891, in Greene, Androscoggin, Maine, United States, her father, William Centalia Hennessy, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Elizabeth Graney, was 28. She married Harold Drummond Weston on 6 October 1909, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Portland Ward 6, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1910 and Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1917.

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Harold Drummond Weston
Sarah Edna Hennessey
Marriage: 6 October 1909
Catherine Alice Weston
Edna M. Weston

Spouse and Children

6 October 1909
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States


    Catherine Alice Weston


    Edna M. Weston


Parents and Siblings

    William Centalia Hennessy


    Catherine Elizabeth Graney




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 7

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 32

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Hennessy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Weston in household of Harold Weston, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah E Hennessey in household of William Hennessey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sadie Weston, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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