Sarah Ann Thornton

2 August 1852–15 December 1931 (Age 79)
Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Thornton was born on 2 August 1852, in Idle, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Christopher Thornton, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Heaton, was 25. She married Alexander Dickey Jameson Jr on 28 January 1874, in Jefferson, Park, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Colorado, United States in 1870. She died on 15 December 1931, in Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Golden, Jefferson, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Dickey Jameson Jr
Sarah Ann Thornton
Marriage: 28 January 1874
Helen Grace Jameson
Gertrude Beatrice Jameson
Blanche Jameson
Alexander Thornton Jameson
Kathryn Jameson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1874Jefferson, Park, Colorado, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Montana, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Unorganized Federal Territory, United States 1861: Colorado Territory, United States 1861: Jefferson, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Jefferson, Colorado, United States
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 23
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: habitational name from any of numerous places throughout England and Scotland so called, from Old English thorn ‘thorn tree’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. The placename is most frequent in northern England, especially Yorkshire, where there are at least 16 possible sources for the surname.Irish: Anglicized (translated) form of Gaelic Mac Sceacháin ‘son of Sceachán’ (see Skehan ).Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Draighneáin ‘descendant of Draighneán’ (see Drennan ).

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

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    Sources (18)

    • Sarah A Jameson, "United States Census, 1930"
    • Sarah A Thornton, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
    • Sarah Jameson in household of A D Jameson, "United States Census, 1910"

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