Sara Isabella Thurston

Brief Life History of Sara Isabella

When Sara Isabella Thurston was born on 16 December 1866, in Hamilton, Hamilton-Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, her father, William David Thurston, was 33 and her mother, Frances McGuire, was 34. She married William Wilson Crookes on 27 October 1887, in Enniskillen, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lambton, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. She died in 1948, at the age of 82, and was buried in Hillsdale Cemetery, Petrolia, Lambton, Ontario, Canada.

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William Wilson Crookes
Sara Isabella Thurston
Marriage: 27 October 1887
William David Wilson Crookes
Frances Martha Crookes
Jemima L. Crookes
James Thurston Crookes
Alice Sara Crookes
St. George Milford Crookes
Francis Walter Crookes
Thomas Kenny Crookes
Anna Dorothy Crookes
Isabelle Marie Crookes
Frederick Vivian Crookes

Sources (18)

  • Sarah Crookes in household of William Crookes, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Sarah Isabella Thurston, "Canada, Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Sarah Isabella Thurston Crookes, "Find A Grave Index"

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Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia):

from the Anglo-Norman, Anglo-Scandinavian, and Middle English personal name Thurstan, Thorsten (Old Norse Thórsteinn, Thorsten, Anglicized as Old English Thurstān; see Thorstensen ).

habitational name from Thurston in Suffolk, so called from the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Thóri (see Thor ) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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