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Sarah Van Buskirk

Female 1819 - 1892  (72 years)


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  • Name Sarah Van Buskirk 
    Born 15 Sep 1819  Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Residence Mar 1837  Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1881  Lot 25, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 62 in 1881 census
    Census 1891  Lot 25, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 70 in 1891 census
    Misc 15 children, 3 died young, 1 in infancy (a twin of Jonah)  [7
    Misc five sons and six daughters  [1
    Occupation midwife delivering over 2000 babies  [7
    Occupation 1891  Lot 25, Prince, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    a farmer 
    Died 9 Sep 1892  [1, 3, 7, 8
    Buried Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I20614  Arthur - Research
    Last Modified 30 Jan 2012 

    Father James Van Buskirk,   b. 15 Jul 1789, Rustico, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1858, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Mary Strang,   b. 13 May 1794, Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1866, Lower Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Family ID F3763  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Lewis,   b. 7 Mar 1807, Llynvenith, , Carmarthenshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1889  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 16 Mar 1837  [3, 8, 9, 10
    Children 
     1. Mary Lewis,   b. 7 Dec 1837, , , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Apr 1925  (Age 87 years)
     2. Susannah Lewis,   b. 17 Aug 1841, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1924  (Age 82 years)
     3. John Henry Lewis,   b. 30 Mar 1847, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1930  (Age 83 years)
     4. Sarah Jane Lewis,   b. 30 Mar 1849, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1936  (Age 86 years)
     5. James Buskirk Lewis,   b. 13 Sep 1850, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1934  (Age 83 years)
     6. Lavinia Lewis,   b. 18 May 1852, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1932  (Age 80 years)
     7. Annie Lewis,   b. 15 Jul 1854, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1938  (Age 84 years)
     8. Jonah Lewis,   b. 24 Apr 1856, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1935  (Age 79 years)
     9. William Lewis,   b. 24 Sep 1858, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1943  (Age 84 years)
     10. Matilda Lewis,   b. 19 Aug 1860, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1931  (Age 71 years)
     11. Joseph Rodgers Lewis,   b. 28 Feb 1862, Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1937  (Age 75 years)
    Family ID F9127  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Sep 1819 - Freetown, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1837 - Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Central Bedeque Baptist Cemetery, Central Bedeque, , Prince Edward Island, Canada Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S587] BOK0012 Book: An Island Refuge:, Jacob Van Buskirk, p.292-299.

    2. [S106] BOK0031 Book: Freetown - Past and Present, p.447.

    3. [S1263] Book: Van Buskirk, CS90/V221/S559., v.2, p.1098.

    4. [S725] Vital Stats: PEI Marriage Licences, v.2 1831-1843 John Lewis & Sarah Van Buskirk, 9 Mar 1837.
      9 Mar 1837 John Lewis (B) & sarah Van Buskirk (S) both of Bedeque to Joseph Pope Esq JP

    5. [S1142] Census: 1881 Canada, Lot 25, Prince Co, PE 1/U p.40 #163.

    6. [S1016] Census: 1891 Canada (Ancestry.com), Lot 25, W1.5/7, #4.

    7. [S106] BOK0031 Book: Freetown - Past and Present, p.318-327.

    8. [S1337] Electronic: The Picketts Family Gathering, viewed 14 June 2003.

    9. [S215] Archives: PEI Heritage Foundation Files, Van Buskirk, from Margaret Loeffelbein.

    10. [S106] BOK0031 Book: Freetown - Past and Present, p.318.


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