Sara Atwood

Nonington, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sara

When Sara Atwood was born on 9 July 1712, in Nonington, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Attwood, was 40 and her mother, Mary Moore, was 38. She married William Dixon on 15 January 1757.

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Sara Atwood
William Dixon
Marriage: 15 January 1757

Spouse & Children

  • Female1712–Female

  • William Dixon


15 January 1757

Parents & Siblings



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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 89

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 96

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 103

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode ‘by the wood’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Atwood, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Sarah Atwood, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Sara Atwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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