Sarah Henrietta Port

1846–1930 (Age 83)
Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Henrietta

When Sarah Henrietta Port was born on 21 October 1846, in Froyle, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Port, was 28 and her mother, Mary Garnet, was 29. She had at least 4 sons and 7 daughters with George W Cook. She lived in St George the Martyr Southwark, Southwark, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891 and Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 9 January 1930, in Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Pleasant View Cemetery, Burley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Henrietta Port
1846–1930
George W Cook
1844–1931
George William Cook
1867–1867
Florence Mary Cook
1869–1887
Elizabeth Sarah Cook
1871–1872
Annie Louise Cook
1873–1960
Thomas George Cook
1875–
Robert Fredrick Cook
1877–1877
Frances Maud Cook
1878–1922
Clara Lovina Cook
1881–1964
Garnett Henry Cook
1883–1904
Sarah Evelyn Cook
1886–1968
Myrtle Port Cook
1889–1974

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World Events (8)

1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 

Age 6

George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
1863

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 22

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English port ‘gateway’, ‘entrance’ (Old French porte, from Latin porta), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town or city, typically, the man in charge of them. Compare Porter 1.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a harbor or in a market town, from the homonymous Middle English port (Old English port ‘harbor’, ‘market town’, from Latin portus ‘harbor’, ‘haven’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French port, from the same source).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived near a (city) gate, from Middle Low German porte (modern German Pforte) (see sense 1).

Possible Related Names

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

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History of Mary Garnett Port

Mary Garnett Port – TAKE A FLOWER TO HER GRAVE Born: 7 Mar. 1817 in Chalton, Hampshire, England Married 1st Mr. Burgess Abt. 1838 Chalton, Hampshire, England Married 2nd one year later Our William …

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Cook in household of George Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Cook in household of George Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Sarah Port in household of William Port, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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