Sarah Kirk

4 November 1824–
Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Kirk was born on 4 November 1824, in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William Kirk, was 34 and her mother, Marion Sawers, was 19.

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Family Time Line

William Kirk
1790–
Marion Sawers
1805–
John Kirk
1822–
Sarah Kirk
1824–
James Kirk
1827–1886
Marion Kirk
1829–
Mary Kirk
1831–
James Youmans Stenshan Kirk
1832–1910
Elisabeth Kirk
1834–
Mary Kirk
1838–

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World Events (3)

1830

Age 6

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1832 · The Scottish Reform Act

Age 8

The Scottish Reform Act was introduced by Parliament that introduced changes to the election laws in Scotland. The Act didn’t change the method of how the counties elected members but adopted a different solution for each pair of counties. Ultimately, it brought about boundary changes so that some burghs would have more say for the country than others.
1843

Age 19

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English, and Danish: from northern Middle English, Danish kirk ‘church’ (Old Norse kirkja), a topographic name for someone who lived near a church.

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

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