Sarah Dunwoody

12 May 1893–27 August 1979 (Age 86)
Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Dunwoody was born on 12 May 1893, in Ballymena, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, her father, David Dunwoody, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Crawford, was 24. She married Charles Willis Hope on 21 October 1923, in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Street, County Longford, Ireland in 1911 and Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 27 August 1979, in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Willis Hope
Sarah Dunwoody
Marriage: 21 October 1923
Charles Alexander Hope
Sarah Margaret Hope

Spouse and Children

    Charles Willis Hope



21 October 1923
Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States


    Charles Alexander Hope


    Sarah Margaret Hope


Parents and Siblings

    David Dunwoody


    Sarah Crawford




    Mary Dunwoody


    Alexander Dunwoody


    Lizzie Dunwoody



    Margaret Dunwoody


World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 13

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Dinwiddie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Hope in household of William Ellingwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Hope in household of Willis Hope, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Dunwoody in household of Sarah Dunwoody, "Ireland Census, 1911"

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