Sarah J Fagg

Brief Life History of Sarah J

When Sarah J Fagg was born on 25 January 1859, in Forestville, Door, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Fagg, was 24 and her mother, Kenalee Renetta Machinski, was 19. She lived in Ahnapee, Kewaunee, Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 11 November 1871, at the age of 12.

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William Fagg
Kenalee Renetta Machinski
Sarah J Fagg
George W Fagg
George Washington Fagg
Ann May Fagg
Pvt Benjamin F Butler Fagg
William Fagg
Margie Fagg
Margeret Fagg
Bessie Louise Fagg
John Gerard Fagg
Renatte Fagg
Joseph George Fagg

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  • Sarah Fagg in household of William Fagg, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (6)


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1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

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Name Meaning

English (Kent): nickname from an unrecorded Middle English fag, perhaps a side-form of Middle English fagge (Old English facg), which is attested only as a name for a species of flat fish but possibly had a general sense ‘(someone or something) disproportionately broad or wide’, and which may survive in 19th-century northern English dialect fadge ‘a short, thickset person’.

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

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