Sarah Chown

about 1784–3 November 1855
Shipley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Chown was born about 1784, in Shipley, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. She married John Henty in 1804, in Sussex, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She was buried in Bolney, Sussex, England, United Kingdom.

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John Henty
Sarah Chown
Marriage: 1804
John Henty
Thomas Henty
Sarah Henty
William Henty
Henry Henty
James Henty
Mary Ann Henty
Rebekah Henty
Phyllis Henty
Caroline Henty

Spouse and Children

Sussex, England


+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 17

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 24

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.

Age 31

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

Name Meaning

English: from a Middle English personal name, Chun(n).

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

Sources (3)

  • Sally Henty in household of John Henty, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Henty in entry for Rebecca Mobsby, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"
  • Sarah Henty, "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910"

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