Sarah Jane Strang

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Strang was born on 3 August 1828, in Prince Edward Island, Canada, her father, Nathaniel Strang, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Schurman, was 26. She married Thomas Reeves in 1848, in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lot 25, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1881 and Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 2 November 1918, in Lower Freetown, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada, at the age of 90, and was buried in Lot 19, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Reeves
1827–1911
Sarah Jane Strang
1828–1918
Marriage: 1848
Eliza Alice Reeves
1853–1941
Sarah Margaret Reeves
1855–1923
Mary Murdina Reeves
1857–1950
Joseph T. Reeves
1859–1945
Asenath Reeves
1862–
Calvin Thomas Reeves
1865–1947
Frances Wilmina Reaves
1869–
William Alfred Reeves
1870–1894
Edith M. Farrow
1879–

Sources (14)

  • Sarah J Reeves in household of Thomas Reeves, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Sarah J Strang, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Sarah Jane Strang in entry for Frances Wilmina Reaves, "Prince Edward Island Baptism Card Index, 1721-1885"

World Events (2)

1869

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1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): variant of Strong .

German: topographic name from Middle High German stranc ‘strip of land’, or a habitational name from any of the places so called.

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a rope maker, from Middle High German stranc, German Strang ‘cord, rope’.

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

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