Sarah Orella Wheaton

February 1903–9 December 1996 (Age 93)
Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Sarah Orella

When Sarah Orella Wheaton was born in February 1903, in Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Harvey Wheaton, was 51 and her mother, Hannah Jane Wade, was 44. She married William Herman Holbrook on 3 June 1922, in Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Silver Lake, Cowlitz, Washington, United States in 1930. She died on 9 December 1996, in Wheeler, Tillamook, Oregon, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

William Herman Holbrook
Sarah Orella Wheaton
Marriage: 3 June 1922
Inez Irene Holbrook
Audrey A Holbrook

Spouse and Children

3 June 1922
Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Harvey Wheaton






    Henry Allison Wheaton



    Gertrude Lillian Wheaton


    John M Wheaton


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 6

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from places in Lancashire and East and West Yorkshire named Weeton, from Old English wīðig ‘willow’ + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sadie O Holbrook in household of William H Holbrook, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sally D Holbrook, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Sally O Holbrook, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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