Sarah Townsend

Sarah Townsend

Female 1863 - 1939  (75 years)

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  • Name Sarah Townsend 
    Born 01 Oct 1863  Glasgow, District of Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Occupation From 1881 to Apr 1884  [5, 6
    a cotton winder 
    Residence Apr 1884  646 Rutherglen Road, Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Emigration 20 May 1911  Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Name Seright 
    Died 20 Jun 1939  Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 8
    Buried 27 Jun 1939  Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 9
    Person ID I184  McClelland Genealogy
    Last Modified 30 May 2016 

    Father John Townsend,   b. 1839, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Dec 1876, 56 Elba Street, St. Quivox, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Miller,   b. 1843, Irvine, Ayr, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jan 1918, 10 Gilmour Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 05 Jun 1863  Glasgow, Tradeston District, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 10, 11, 12
    Family ID F74  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John S. Seright,   b. 14 Dec 1862, Crofs Street, St. Quivox, Ayr, Ayrshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1942, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 18 Apr 1884  Silverfir Hall, Silverfir Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 5, 13, 14, 15
    Children 
     1. Caroline Pollock Mulholland Seright,   b. 10 May 1885, Blairdardie, East Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Sep 1969, Nelson, B.C. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Samuel Seright,   b. 24 Feb 1887, 116 King Street, Govan, Lanarkshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Nov 1953, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     3. Jeanie Brown Seright,   b. 18 Jun 1889, East Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Dec 1946, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     4. Sarah Townsend Seright,   b. 21 Mar 1891, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1891, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     5. John Seright,   b. 04 Oct 1892, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Sep 1970, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     6. Sarah Townsend Seright,   b. 31 Oct 1897, Clydebank, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1995, Bethany Care Centre, Calgary, Alberta Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     7. William Seright,   b. 05 Apr 1900, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Jun 1960, Las Vegas, Nevada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     8. Robert Seright,   b. 22 Dec 1905, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Old Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F57  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 01 Oct 1863 - Glasgow, District of Tradeston, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1884 - 646 Rutherglen Road, Glasgow, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Apr 1884 - Silverfir Hall, Silverfir Street, Hutchesontown, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 20 May 1911 - Glasgow, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Jun 1939 - Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Jun 1939 - Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    The photo of John and Sarah's family was taken around 1895 and shows the following individuals: back row (L-R) John S. Seright, Samuel, Caroline, Sarah Townsend; front row (L-R) Jeanie, John.
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    John and Sarah Seright and family
    Photo taken circa 1915. Back row (l-r): William (Bill), Sadie (Sarah), Caroline, Jeanie, Front row (l-r): Samuel, John, Sarah, John (Jr)
    4 Generations Photo with Sarah Seright (nee Townsend)
    4 Generations Photo with Sarah Seright (nee Townsend)
    (l-r) Caroline Seright, Sarah Seright, Sarah McKinlay. Sarah McKinlay's first son sits in the middle, taken in Calgary, 1938
    John Seright Family c1915
    John Seright Family c1915
    Back row (l-r): Robert Bowie Seright, John S. Seright, unknown, Caroline Seright, Sarah Townsend, John Seright
    Front row (l-r): Charlie Hillyard, Mary (Robert's wife), Sarah Seright, James McKinlay
    S/S Ionian
    S/S Ionian
    Allan Line emigrant passenger ship

    Documents
    Sarah Seright
    Sarah Seright
    (1863-1939)
    Newspaper obituary notice
    Obituary Notice, Sarah Townsend Seright
    Obituary Notice, Sarah Townsend Seright
    The Calgary Herald,
    June 1939
    Sarah Townsend
    Sarah Townsend
    Birth Certificate
    Passenger List, S.S. Ionian
    Passenger List, S.S. Ionian
    Seright family emigration to Canada, May 1911
    1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
    1916 Canada Census of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and Alberta
    Family of John and Sarah Seright
    1921 Census of Canada
    1921 Census of Canada
    Family of John and Sarah Seright

    Headstones
    John and Sarah Seright
    John and Sarah Seright
    Gravestone, Burnsland Cemetery, Calgary, Alberta
    (photo courtesy of Dalton Seright)

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] Family Bible - Seright, (circa 1890).

    2. [S115] Birth - Sarah Townsend, (October 8, 1863).

    3. [S346] Scots Origins Database, (1998).

    4. [S760] AFHS Digital Library, Alberta Family Histories Society, (Calgary, Alberta, 2001).

    5. [S49] Marriage - Seright/Townsend, (April 18, 1884).

    6. [S129] 1881 Scottish Census.

    7. [S1183] Ship Manifest - Seright Families, (May 20, 1911).

    8. [S162] Obit - Sarah Townsend, (June 21, 1939).

    9. [S705] Cemetery - Burnsland, Calgary, (Alberta Family Histories Society, 1994).

    10. [S102] Marriage - Townsend J/Miller C, (June 5, 1863).

    11. [S585] Death - John Townsend 1876, (1867).

    12. [S592] Birth - Euphemia Townsend 1873, (1873).

    13. [S234] Birth - Sarah Townsend Seright, (April 6, 1891).

    14. [S358] Birth - Samuel Seright, (February 24, 1887).

    15. [S867] Scotlands People Database, (2010).