Sarah Yates

1824–
Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Yates was born in 1824, in Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Yates, was 47 and her mother, Catherine Gee, was 43. She married William Cornwell on 23 September 1850, in All Saints, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wednesbury, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871.

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Family Time Line

William Cornwell
1825–
Sarah Yates
1824–
Marriage: 23 September 1850
William Cornwall
1856–
Jonah Cornwell
1857–1930
Sarah Jane Cornwell
1860–
William Cornwell
1860–1941
Henry Cornwall
1863–
Rachel Cornwell
1866–1921

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 September 1850
All Saints, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1830

Age 6

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 9

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 56

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

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English yates ‘gates’, plural of yate, Old English geat ‘gate’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a walled town, or a metonymic occupational name for a gatekeeper.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Cornwell in household of William Cornwell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Cornwell, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sarah Yates in entry for James Hall and Elizabeth Fisher, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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