Sarah Ann Iorns

2 January 1860–7 May 1938 (Age 78)
Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Iorns was born on 2 January 1860, in Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Iorns, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Bennett, was 29. She married Algernon William Sutton on 25 February 1884, in Grant, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She immigrated to United States in 1865 and lived in Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1910 and Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States in 1920. She died on 7 May 1938, in Polk, Oregon, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Algernon William Sutton
Sarah Ann Iorns
Marriage: 25 February 1884
Anna Roxana Sutton
Grace E Sutton
Ruth E Sutton
Blanch G Sutton

Spouse and Children

25 February 1884
Grant, Wisconsin, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Iorns


    Mary Ann Bennett




    William Flint Iorns


    John H. Iorns


    Thomas Bennett Iorns



    Jennie Iorns


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · The Homestead Act

Age 2

The Homestead Act of 1862 gave each citizen 160 acres of land. The qualified applicants were required to build a home and cultivate the land for five years.  

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 21

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

North German: shortened form of Bornsen or Börnsen, patronymics from a Danish and Norwegian personal name Björn, meaning ‘bear’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Irons in household of John Irons, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarrah A Iorns in household of John Iorns, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah A Sutton, "United States Census, 1920"

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