Sarah Nicholl

Female14 May 1878–8 December 1954

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Nicholl was born on 14 May 1878, in Ahoghill, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Nicholl, was 43 and her mother, Martha Erwin, was 40. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with William James Shaw. She lived in Caddy, County Antrim, Ireland in 1901 and Antrim, County Antrim, Ireland in 1911. She died on 8 December 1954, in Randalstown, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, at the age of 76, and was buried in Randalstown, Antrim, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William James Shaw
Sarah Nicholl
Hugh John Shaw
David Shaw
Martha Shaw
Robert Shaw
William James Shaw
Mary Ann "Minnie" Shaw

Sources (7)

  • Sarah Nicholl in household of John Nicholl, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Sarah Nicholl, "Ireland Births and Baptisms, 1620-1881"
  • Sarah Nicholl Shaw, "Find A Grave Index"

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Children (6)

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Siblings (11)

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World Events (8)

1883 · Mining Boom

Age 5

In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.


Age 6

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 28

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

Name Meaning

Irish (northern) and English (Yorkshire): variant of Nichol .

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

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