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Sarah (Sanford) Melhuish (abt. 1720 - abt. 1742)

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Sarah Melhuish formerly Sanford
Born about in Devon, England, United Kingdommap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married (to about ) in Washfield, Devon, Englandmap
Mother of
Died about in Washfield, Devon, England, United Kingdommap
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Profile last modified | Created 11 Jul 2016
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The Birth Date is a rough estimate. See the text for details.


  • Burial on 9 Dec 1742 in Washfield, Devon along with

newborn daughter Ann Melhuish. Assume both died during childbirth.
Named as "wife and daughter of Mr John Melhuish"

Parish marriage entry for John Melhuish and Sarah Sanford in Washfield 1738
Sarah and Ann Melhuish burial register entry (Washfield) 1742

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  • Parish marriage register (Washfield) via findmypast
  • Parish burial register (Washfield) via findmypast
  • Ancestry ref gill1963 for burial date and place.

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On 12 Nov 2017 at 07:06 GMT Kay (Johnson) Wilson wrote:

If her father's surname is Morris, wouldn't that be her surname instead of Sanford?

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