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Sarah (Hollingsworth) Dixson (1706 - 1738)

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Sarah Dixson formerly Hollingsworth aka Dixon
Born in Rockland Manor, New Castle, Delawaremap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 11 Oct 2011
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Categories: Newark Monthly Meeting, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

Biography

Sarah Hollingsworth was born in New Castle, Delaware, in 1706[1] to Thomas[2] and Grace (Cooke) Hollingsworth. She married John Dixon in 1724,[3] as recorded in the Newark Monthly Meeting:

John DICKSON of Mill Creek Hundred, NCC [New Castle County], and Sarah HOLLINGSTH. [Hollingsworth] of Christiana Hundred, afsd. co. 29-8-1724 at Center meeting house.[4]

She was listed as Sarah Dixson in an abstract of her father's will:[5]

Thomas Hollingsworth. Chris. Hd. Oct. 30, 1725. April 13, 1727....Wife, Grace; sons, Abraham, Thomas, Jacob and Josesph; dau., Elizabeth Strode; dau., Hannah Dixson; dau., Sarah Dixson, Grace Hollingsworth, William and Litisher Obery. Exc. wife, Grace Hollingsworth; son, Thomas Hollingsworth.[6]

Sources

  1. John Dixon's profile, citing Immigration of the Irish Quakers Into Pennsylvania, 1682-1750, page 315: "Sarah b 8 Mo 7 1706" - 8m would be October; changed data field from August to October on May 16, 2013.
  2. Thomas reportedly came to America aboard the Antelope with his father Valentine (from a Family Tree Maker record)
  3. data entry had August 29, but 8m would be October in 1724 (changed data entry on Feb. 21, 2015)
  4. Newark MM marriages
  5. this reference refutes 1724 death date proposed by one profile, which also allows for more than one child with John
  6. A calendar of Delaware wills, New Castle County, 1682-1800, By National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Delaware. Historical Research Committee. Available online from Google books. First date is when will was made; second, when it was probated.

Following list of sources was provided by Michael Lechner for numerous profiles; they may or may not be accessible and may or may not apply to this person:

  • S176: Coate/Dudick "Ancestrees" (Linda Coate, lcoate[at]ancestrees.com; http://www.ancestrees.com/pedigree/index.htm accessed December 6, 2005). Text: Sarah HOLLINGSWORTH, Born: 7 Aug 1706, Rockland Manor, New Castle Co., DE, Marriage: John DIXON 1724 Died: After 1725, after age 19 Note:
    • Jolliffe, William, Historical, Genealogical and Biographical Account of the Jolliffe Family of Virginia, 1652-1893, (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, c1893).
    • Stewart J. Adger, comp, Descendants of Valentine Hollingsworth, Sr., (John P. Morton & Co., 1925).
    • John W. Wayland, comp, Hopewell Friends History 1734-1934, Frederick Co, Virginia, (Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1975).
    • Walter I. Farmer, In America Since 1607, (Baltimore: Gateway Press, Inc. , 1987).
    • Eli JAY, Centennial Anniversary of W.Branch MM of Friends as presented in the Miami Valleyrecords, Vol. VI, Quaker Records, by Lindsay M. Brien, 1935 Miami Valley Rec, Quaker Rec, Vol.VI, 1935, (c1907).
    • New Castle County, Calendar of Delaware Wills.
  • S221: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (Family Search IGI, 1980, 2002)
  • S378: Michael Ray Lechner, Notes of Michael Ray Lechner, Editor of "Lechner Family History" (2000-2005)
  • S381: Earl L. Darrah, Holged07.ged, http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/d/a/r/Earl-L-Darrah/index.html edarrah[at]gte.net Tampa, FL, January 12, 1999: Hollingsworth Descendants (a page from Earl Darrah's website, accessed Feb. 4, 2015, courtesy of archive.org's Wayback Machine). Earl Darrah published a book in 1995 called Hollingsworth: Westward Migration and Settlement of the Valentine Hollingsworth Family. It's available at the Library of Congress (call number CS74.H74 1995), at the National Genealogical Society, and the Mormon Library in Salt Lake City, UT. Text: Birth: 7 Aug 1706, Rockland Manor Father: Thomas /Hollingsworth/, (b. 1 Jul 1661, Bellevickcrannel,Ireland), (d. 2 Apr 1727, New Castle,Delaware), ref: 226, vol II, no. 1. Arrived in America on the WELCOME, with William Penn. Gives marriage date 1684, at Rockland Manor, New Castle, Del. Mother: Grace /Cook/, (b. 1673, Concord,PA.), Died after 2 May 1741, exact date not known. Marriage 1 (3): 1724, John /Dixon/, m. 1724 Son: Abt 1725, Isaac /Dixon/ (b. Abt 1725, ), (d. Abt 1762, ), Delaware Gen Soc., Vol 18, No. 3, May 1997 Daughter: Grace /Dixon/ Daughter: Sarah /Dixon/
  • S383: Earl Lee Jones & Shirley Jane Wilson, Ancestrial File (http://www.earljones.net/pafx.htm#TOC) Note: Lelah Nina Fudge is the 6th cousin of Earl Lee Jones. Text: Sarah HOLLINGSWORTH was born on 7 Oct 1706. She died on 8 Sep 1738.
  • S385: D. Hoskins, "Descendants of Henry Hollingsworth" (page not found January 4, 2015). Text: 35 F viii Sarah HOLLINGSWORTH was born on 7 Oct 1706 in New Castle Co, De. Sarah married (1) Aaron Harlan MARCH in Wilmington, De. Sarah married (2) George MARTIN on 17 Jul 1747. D. Hoskins site (accessed Feb. 4, 2015, courtesy of archive.org's Wayback Machine). Note - wife of George Martin was probably the daughter of John & Sarah; perhaps she was wife of Mr. March also.
    • Ancestry board post also includes marriages after John that are not hers: SARAH, b. October 7, 1706 in Rockland Manor, New Castle County, Delaware, m. (1) September 5, 1724 to John DIXON, (2) July 17, 1747 to George MARTIN, (3) on an unknown date to Aaron Harlan MARCH
  • S404: Emily A. Brown, Ancestors of Emily Brown, Dec 13, 2003 (no longer available, January 4, 2015)
  • S421: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index (Family Search IGI), 2002.

Acknowledgements

  • The WikiTree profile Hollingsworth-1343 was created through the import of DIXON.GED on October 11, 2011 by Glenn Dixon.
  • The WikiTree profile Hollingsworth-1431 was created through the import of 60a.GED on January 11, 2012 by Michael Lechner. It was merged into Hollingsworth-1343 on August 18, 2012. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Michael and others.
  • The WikiTree profile Hollingsworth-1357 was created on October 19, 2011 by Charlene Chambers through the import of ChambersBarneshistory.ged (prior to import, this record was last changed 2 DEC 2005). It was merged into Hollingsworth-1343 on August 27, 2012. It included the user ID: A67D4D2F22BA6A41BD34CF1E3555351FE26F.


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