Sarah Davis

1772–1834 (Age 61)
Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire, England

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Davis was born on 20 December 1772, in Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire, England, her father, John Davis, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Haytor, was 28. She married James Lawrence on 7 April 1799, in Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire, England. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 5 June 1834, in Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Davis
1772–1834
James Lawrence
1778–1850
Marriage: 7 April 1799
Ann Lawrence
1806–
Elizabeth Lawrence
1806–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1772–1834Female

  • James Lawrence

    Male1778–1850Male

MARRIAGE
7 April 1799
Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire, England
children

(2)

  • Ann Lawrence

    Female1806–Female

  • Elizabeth Lawrence

    Female1806–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 3

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

Age 15

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
1789 · The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano

Age 17

"Former slave Olaudah Equiano settled in London and published his autobiography titled ""The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano."" Equiano learned to read and write and converted to Christianity. His autobiography is one of the oldest published works by an African-American writer."

Name Meaning

Southern English: patronymic from David .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Lawrence in entry for Elizabeth Lawrence, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah Davis in entry for James Lawrence, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • Sarah in entry for Stephen Lawrence, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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