Sarah Burnet

Lythe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Burnet was born in 1816, in Lythe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Burnett, was 35 and her mother, Mary Sigsworth, was 28. She married William Johnson in October 1837. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Newholm, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

William Johnson
Sarah Burnet
Marriage: October 1837
Mary Ann Johnson
Hannah Johnson
James Johnson
Jane Johnson

Spouse and Children

October 1837
Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom



    Hannah Johnson


    James Johnson


    Jane Johnson


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 5

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Age 7

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 38

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Burnett .2 French: variant spelling of Burnette .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Johnson in household of William Johnson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah in entry for Jane Johnson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah in entry for Hannah Johnson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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