Sarah Gostick

25 May 1818–22 October 1886 (Age 68)
Middlesex, England

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Gostick was born on 25 May 1818, in Middlesex, England, her father, Rev Thomas Gostick, was 29 and her mother, Sarah Spearing Burton, was 23. She married William Tracy on 29 October 1839, in Home Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ontario, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years and Pickering, Durham, Ontario, Canada in 1881. She died on 22 October 1886, in Minesing, Springwater, Simcoe, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Minesing, Springwater, Simcoe, Norfolk, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Tracy
Sarah Gostick
Marriage: 29 October 1839
Edwin Josiah Tracey
Samuel Tracy
Benjamin Franklin Tracy
Henry Tracy
George Peter Tracy
Mary Ann Tracy
Hannah Amelia Tracy
William Tracy
Pheobe Esther Tracy
Eliza Jane Tracy
Stg. Major William Thomas Tracy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 October 1839Home Township, Algoma, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 5
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 15
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 25
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English: locative name, apparently from a lost or as yet unidentified place, perhaps in the E Midlands.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (24)

    • Sarah Tracy in household of Sarah Gostick, "Canada Census, 1881"
    • Sarah Tracy in entry for Thomas Stokes and Phebe Ester Tracy, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Sarah Tracy, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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