Sarah Gaze

27 January 1754–1814 (Age 59)
North Walsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Gaze was born on 27 January 1754, in North Walsham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Gaze, was 50 and her mother, Jane Able, was 30. She married Robert Sexton on 10 October 1776, in Paston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1814, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Robert Sexton
1755–
Sarah Gaze
1754–1814
Marriage: 10 October 1776
Robert Sexton
1777–1851
Jane Sexton
1780–
John Sexton
1782–
Sarah Saxton
1785–1870
Elizabeth Sexton
1787–
Susanna Sexton
1790–
William Sexton
1793–
Hannah Saxton
1796–

Spouse and Children

    Robert Sexton

    Male1755–Male

    Female1754–1814Female

MARRIAGE
10 October 1776
Paston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Robert Sexton

    Male1777–1851Male

    Jane Sexton

    Female1780–Female

    John Sexton

    Male1782–Male

    Sarah Saxton

    Female1785–1870Female

    Elizabeth Sexton

    Female1787–Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Gaze

    Male1704–Male

    Female1724–Female

siblings

(10)

    Mary Gaze

    Female1747–Female

    Jane Gaze

    Female1749–Female

    Susanna Gaze

    Female1750–Female

    Elizabeth Gaze

    Female1752–Female

    Female1754–1814Female

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 47

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 54

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Name Meaning

German (also Gäse): unexplained; perhaps a nickname from Polish gęś ‘goose’ or a cognate word in a related Slavic language.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Robert Sexton, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Sarah Gaze, "England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941"
  • Sarah Gaze, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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