Sarah Simpson

Clifton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Simpson was born in 1771, in Clifton, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. She married Richard Tongue on 3 November 1785, in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters.

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Richard Tongue
Sarah Simpson
Marriage: 3 November 1785
William Tongue
Mary Tongue
Robert Tongue
Sarah Tongue
Richard Tongue
John Tongue
Elizabeth Tongue
Thomas Tongue
Edmond Tongue
James Tongue

Spouse and Children

3 November 1785
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (7)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 30

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 37

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 44

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

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from Sim .2 English: habitational name from any of three places in Devon, so named from Old English personal name Sigewine + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Sarah in entry for Richard Tongue, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah in entry for Mary Tongue, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sarah in entry for William Tongue, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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