Sarah Jane Seymour

6 September 1861–
New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Seymour was born on 6 September 1861, in New Brunswick, Canada, her father, William Seymour, was 32 and her mother, Lydia Seymour, was 28. She lived in Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1891 and York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1901.

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William Seymour
Lydia Seymour
Sarah Jane Seymour
William H Seymour
Lydia Amelia Seymour
Charlotte Hannah Seymour

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World Events (5)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 6

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 8

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 40

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Saint-Maurdes-Fossées in Seine, northern France, or possibly from Saint-Maur-sur-Loire in Touraine. Both places are named from the dedication of the church there to St. Maur ( see Moore 3).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Seymour in household of Lydia Seymour, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Sarah J Seymour in household of Lydia Seymour, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Sarah J Seymore, "Canada Census, 1911"

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