Sarah Lovell

December 1716–May 1758 (Age 41)
Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Lovell was born in December 1716, in Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England, her father, John Lovel, was 23 and her mother, Sarah Mary Tredwell, was 28. She married Jonathan George on 6 December 1740, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died in May 1758, in her hometown, at the age of 41, and was buried in Grendon Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Jonathan George
Sarah Lovell
Marriage: 6 December 1740
Thomas George
Mary George
William George

Spouse and Children

6 December 1740
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England


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World Events (3)

1720 · South Sea Bubble

Age 4

The South Sea Bubble Bill was passed by the House of Lords in 1720. This allowed the South Sea company to monopolize trade with South America. The company underwrote the English National Debt which promised 5% interest from the government. As shares rose exponentially, many companies were created and many fortunes were made. The stocks crashed and many people lost their money which caused them to become destitute overnight and suicide was common. Robert Walpole took charge of the South Sea Bubble Financial Crisis by dividing the national debt between the Bank of England, the Treasury, and the Sinking Fund.
1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 36

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 38

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French lo(u)ve ‘female wolf’ (feminine form of lou, from Latin lupus) + the diminutive suffix -el.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Buckinghamshire Family History Society - Search Request
  • Sarah Lovel, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah in entry for Mary George, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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