Sarah Howitt

1769–1829 (Age 60)
Ackworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Howitt was born in 1769, in Ackworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Francis Howitt, was 24 and her mother, Ann, was 30. She married Thomas Fletcher on 24 February 1797, in York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died in 1829, in her hometown, at the age of 60, and was buried in Ackworth, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Fletcher
1757–
Sarah Howitt
1769–1829
Marriage: 24 February 1797
Sarah Ann Fletcher
1796–1837
Edmund Fletcher
1798–
Rachel Fletcher
1800–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1797
York, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 32

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.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 39

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 46

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English (mainly East Midlands) and Scottish: variant of Hewitt 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Fletcher in entry for Edmund Fletcher, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975" (1798)
  • Sarah Fletcher in entry for Rachael Fletcher, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977" (1800)
  • Sarah in entry for Sarah Ann Fletcher, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975" (1797)

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