Sarah Nix

1833–1903 (Age 70)
Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Nix was born in 1833, in Dowsby, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Nix, was 31 and her mother, Mary Ann Love, was 31. She married George Andrews on 2 September 1862, in Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died in 1903, in Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

George Andrews
Sarah Nix
Marriage: 2 September 1862
James Nix

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 September 1862Peterborough, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 0
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 10
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 21
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

    Name Meaning

    German and Dutch: patronymic from a pet form of Nicholas (German Nikolaus).Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Nioclais ‘son of Nicholas’, which was taken by some Limerick families named Woulfe .German: nickname from Middle High German nickes(e), nixe ‘water sprite’.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Sarah Nix in household of George Andrew, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
    • Sarah Fincham in household of William Fincham, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Sarah Nix in entry for James Nix, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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