Sarah Elizabeth Agnew

10 June 1870–5 July 1963 (Age 93)
Rush Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Agnew was born on 10 June 1870, in Rush Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States, her father, James E Agnew, was 33 and her mother, Lydia Adeline Ellsworth, was 33. She married George Worthington Hale on 9 December 1891, in Rush Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ann Arbor, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 5 July 1963, in Fairfax, Virginia, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Henderson, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States.

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George Worthington Hale
Sarah Elizabeth Agnew
Marriage: 9 December 1891
Ada Mae Hale
James Emerson Hale
Victor E H Hale
Reatha E Hale
Pauline M Hale

Spouse and Children

9 December 1891
Rush Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 24

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Agneaux in Manche, France.2 Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Gnímh ‘descendant of Gníomh’, a byname meaning ‘action’ or ‘activity’. The Ó Gnímhs were hereditary poets to a branch of the O’Neills; in this family the traditional pronunciation is with the stress on the second syllable.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Hale, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah E Hale in entry for James Emerson Hale, "Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919"
  • Elizabeth S Hale in household of Geo W Hale, "United States Census, 1900"

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