Sarah Jane Denning

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Denning was born on 4 May 1850, in Abersychan, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, James Denning, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Merrifield, was 17. She married Joseph Charles Astle Sr. on 9 December 1866, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 10 November 1915, in Montpelier, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Montpelier Cemetery, Montpelier, St. Helena, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Charles Astle Sr.
Sarah Jane Denning
Marriage: 9 December 1866
Joseph Charles Astle Jr.
Francis Astle
Rachel Astle
1871–before 1878
Arthur H. Astle
Felicia Jane Astle
Reuben Astle
Henry Astle
Mary Astle
John Astle

Sources (28)

  • Sarah J Astle in household of Joseph Astle, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah June Astle, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
  • Sarah Jane Dinning in entry for Arthur Astel, "Idaho, Jefferson Star, County Cemetery Records, 1800-2000"

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Historical Boundaries 1863: Idaho, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Washington Territory, United States 1863: Boise, Idaho Territory, United States 1863: Owyee, Idaho Territory, United States 1864: Oneida, Idaho, Territory, United States 1875: Bear Lake, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bear Lake, Idaho, United States

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Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Denning, a derivative of Old English Dynna, a name of uncertain origin, but perhaps derived from dunn ‘brown, dun-colored’.

Irish (northern): variant of Dineen .

German: habitational name from Denning in Bavaria.

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

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