Sarah Ann Bacon

Female1855–2 August 1944

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Bacon was born in 1855, in Morpeth, New South Wales, Australia, her father, John Alias Wisby Bacon, was 37 and her mother, Ann Maria Powers, was 37. She married John Muddle on 10 January 1874, in Dungog, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 2 August 1944, in Dungog, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 89, and was buried in Dungog, New South Wales, Australia.

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John Muddle
Sarah Ann Bacon
Marriage: 10 January 1874
John Thomas Muddle
George Muddle
William John Muddle
Ettie Muddle
Henry Charles Muddle
May Muddle
Herbert Muddle
Thomas Muddle
Allay Muddle
Mabel Rosie Muddle

Sources (4)

  • Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950
  • Sarah Ann Bacon Muddle, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Australia Marriage Index, 1788-1950

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 January 1874Dungog, New South Wales, Australia
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 12

    End of transportation to Western Australia.


    Age 15

    British troops withdraw from Australia.


    Age 37

    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin) and French: from the Norman French personal name Bacun, derived from the ancient Germanic name Bac(c)o, Bahho, based on the element bag ‘(to) fight, (to) dispute’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

    English and French: from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of ancient Germanic origin, akin to Back 3), probably a metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork.

    History: Gilles Bacon from Normandy, France, is documented in Quebec City, QC, in 1647. — Michael Bacon from England arrived in Dedham, MA, in 1640. Nathanial Bacon, from Stratton, Cornwall, arrived in Barnstaple, MA, in 1639. Another Nathaniel Bacon (1647–76), from Friston Hall, Suffolk, emigrated to VA and settled at Curl's Neck on the James river.

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

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