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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Family Time Line

William Wilson Crookes
1867–1940
Sara Isabella Thurston
1866–1948
Marriage: 27 October 1887
William David Wilson Crookes
1888–1971
Frances Martha Crookes
1889–1986
Jemima L. Crookes
1893–1918
James Thurston Crookes
1896–1970
Alice Sara Crookes
1898–1989
St. George Milford Crookes
1900–1900
Francis Walter Crookes
1900–1989
Thomas Kenny Crookes
1905–1906
Anna Dorothy Crookes
1907–1993
Isabelle Marie Crookes
1907–2001
Frederick Vivian Crookes
1908–1991

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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World Events (5)

1867

Oldest Grave seen in the Memorials list

1871

British Columbia joins the confederation.

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

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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