Sarah Jane Heath

25 October 1875–10 October 1965 (Age 89)
Casnovia, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Heath was born on 25 October 1875, in Casnovia, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, her father, Horace Heath, was 38 and her mother, Harriet Louisa Lapreze, was 30. She married Raymond Alton Middleton on 30 January 1909, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Sparta, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Tyrone Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 10 October 1965, in Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Idlewild Cemetery, Kent City, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Raymond Alton Middleton
Sarah Jane Heath
Marriage: 30 January 1909
Horace Middleton

Spouse and Children

30 January 1909
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 4

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 25

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived on a heath (Middle English hethe, Old English hǣð) or a habitational name from any of the numerous places, for example in Bedfordshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Shropshire, and West Yorkshire, named with this word. The same word also denoted heather, the characteristic plant of heathland areas. This surname has also been established in Dublin since the late 16th century.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sadie Middelton in household of Raymond Middelton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sadie Middleton in household of Ray Middleton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sadie Middleton in household of Ray Middleton, "United States Census, 1930"

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