Sarah Prince

1843–March 1923 (Age 80)
Exning, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Prince was born in 1843, her father, William Prince, was 30 and her mother, Sophia Bowman, was 28. She married George Simper in 1863, in Thingoe, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Burwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Troston, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years. She died in March 1923, in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

George Simper
Sarah Prince
Marriage: 1863
Amos William Simper
Naomi Sophia Simper
Alfred Edward Simper
Adalaide Simper
George Simper
Frederick James Simper
Annie Simper
Ann Maria Simper
Lewis Prince Simper

Spouse and Children

Thingoe, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom


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Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 0

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 11

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 37

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname from Middle English, Old French prince (Latin princeps), presumably denoting someone who behaved in a regal manner or who had won the title in some contest of skill.2 Translation of German and Ashkenazic Jewish Prinz or of a word meaning ‘prince’ in some other language.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Prince in household of Sophia Prince, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Simper in household of George Simper, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Sniper in household of George Sniper, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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