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Sarah SMITH
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Alternative names
Sarah BLOWER (Married)
Ancestors
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Unknown SMITH
~1693 - ~1743
Sarah SMITH
~1734 - ~1809
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
 
Spouses and Descendants
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Sarah SMITH
~1734 - ~1809
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. William BLOWER (~1734 - ~1809)
 
Mary BLOWER
bap.1768 - ~1818
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Margaret BLOWER
~1770 - 1837
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Ralph COTON (bap.1769 - bur.1797)
  m. John PARKER (1772 - 1836)
 
Charles COTON
bap.1791 - 1791
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Mary Ann COTON
bap.1792 - 1870
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Josiah ADAMS (~1774 - ~1849)
  m. Charles Wesley SUNDERLAND (~1785 - 1869)
 
Amelia COTON
bap.1794 - ~1865
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. John Frederick PARKER (~1787 - 1864)
 
John Frederick PARKER
bap.1821 - ~1871
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
William Henry PARKER
1822 - ~1872
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
James England PARKER
1824 - ~1875
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
William PARKER
bap.1804 - 1841
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
 
John PARKER
bap.1806 - 1852
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Henry PARKER
bap.1807 - 1860
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edward PARKER
1809 - 1876
Jeweller of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Mary JONES (1808 - 1864)
  m. Jane JONES (1809 - 1886)
 
John PARKER
1833 - ~1904
Draper of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Emma [PARKER] (~1827 - ~1899)
 
John PARKER
~1860 - ~1921
Draper's shopman of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Ada PARKER
~1861 - ~1916
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Edward PARKER
1837 - ~1904
Disabled (imbecile) of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Emelia 'Emily' PARKER
1840 - 1895
of Edgbaston, Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Enoch EDWARDS (1840 - ~1911)
 
Enoch Henry 'Harry' EDWARDS
1868 - 1886
of Aston, Warwickshire
Ralph Ernest EDWARDS
1870 - 1954
Innkeeper of Aston, Warwickshire
  m. Rose PHILLIPS (1880 - 1928)
  m. (Mary) Elizabeth SMITH (1888 - ~1964)
 
Lilly May EDWARDS
1906 - 2003
of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Christopher Charles SHAKESPEARE (1902 - 1992)
 
June Rosemary SHAKESPEARE
1930 - 1978
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Walter Alan GOUGH (1923 - 1998)
 
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Kevin A GOUGH
1957 - 2003
of Warwick, Warwickshire
 
Christopher Ralph SHAKESPEARE
1939 - 2005
of Warwick, Warwickshire
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Doris Evelyne EDWARDS
1907 - 1963
of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. George G RAYBOULD (1901 - 1967)
 
Norma L RAYBOULD
1935 - 2011
of Warwick, Warwickshire
 
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Vesta Victoria EDWARDS
1908 - 1915
of Redditch, Worcestershire
Albert Clifford EDWARDS
1911 - 1990
Press toolsetter of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Dorothy MINOR (~1916 - ?)
 
Michael A EDWARDS
1947 - 1987
of Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire
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Emelia Mary 'Emily' EDWARDS
1872 - 1972
of Aston, Warwickshire
  m. Arthur Henry GREVES (1858 - 1941)
 
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  m. Unknown LOWE (~1897 - ?)
 
Harry Arthur GREVES
1899 - 1975
Dairy farmer of Holly Wood, King's Norton, Worcestershire
  m. Dorothy BROADWAY (1899 - 1943)
 
William A GREVES
1925 - bur.1926
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
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Graham J GREVES
1936 - 1995
of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
  m. Martha E SAER (1933 - 1999)
 
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Albert Edward GREVES
1901 - 1976
Farmer of King's Norton, Worcestershire
  m. Ada M TOMLIN (1908 - 1978)
 
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Barbara Jean GREVES
1937 - 1997
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
 
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John Edward EDWARDS
1873 - 1873
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Albert Parker EDWARDS
1876 - 1930
Licensed victualler of Aston, Warwickshire
  m. Annie Elizabeth STOKES (1871 - 1961)
 
Albert Garnet 'Bert' EDWARDS
1898 - 1950
Licensed victualler of Crabbs Cross, Worcestershire
  m. Margaret 'Peggy' TOMLINSON (1913 - 1989)
 
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Mildred Valentine EDWARDS
1900 - 1900
of Crabbs Cross, Worcestershire
Doris May 'Dolly' EDWARDS
1902 - 1974
Hotel assistant of Crabbs Cross, Worcestershire
  m. Harry Jordan PHIPPS (1899 - 1927)
 
Ralph Clifford EDWARDS
1903 - 1990
Hotelier and restauranteur of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Irene Mary 'Renee' ALLEN (1908 - 1979)
 
Jean Sheila EDWARDS
1933 - 2021
of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
  m. John Orme BRETTELL (1925 - 1999)
 
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Greville Rex EDWARDS
1935 - 2012
of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
  m. Brenda M S SMITH (1934 - 2015)
 
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John Barry Michael EDWARDS
1936 - 2000
of Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire
  m. Winifred Joan WALLEY (1936 - 2005)
 
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Ena Flora EDWARDS
1908 - 1983
Housewife of Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. William John 'Laddie' WEAVER (1904 - 2000)
 
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  m. Beryl Stuart FIDLER (1936 - 2007)
 
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Osmond EDWARDS
1910 - 2000
of Redditch, Worcestershire
 
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Elizabeth Mary 'Liz' EDWARDS
1945 - 2022
of Evesham, Worcestershire
 
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Ada EDWARDS
1879 - 1963
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
  m. Charles Frederick BURROWS (1870 - 1942)
 
Charles Frederick Thomas BURROWS
1907 - 1971
Aircraft metal polisher of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  m. Edith M BUTLER (1906 - ~1973)
 
Unknown BURROWS
~1907 - ~1973
of Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Frederick Garnet BURROWS
1908 - 2004
Joiner and woodworker of Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  m. Hilda COX (1908 - 1995)
 
Frederick James BURROWS
1943 - 2012
of Bristol, Gloucestershire
 
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Garnet Frederick EDWARDS
1882 - 1963
Publican (retired) of Bournbrook, Birmingham, Worcestershire
  m. Ellen Smallwood 'Nells' BLUNDALL (1882 - 1974)
 
Dorothy Vera EDWARDS
1909 - 1958
of Foxlydiate, Redditch, Worcestershire
  m. Ernest Henry POWELL (1912 - 1975)
 
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  m. Jennifer K STANWORTH (1943 - 2017)
 
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Samuel Frederick PARKER
1842 - 1848
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Margaret Mary PARKER
1845 - ~1908
Disabled (imbecile) of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Alfred Henry PARKER
1849 - ~1905
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Sarah BLOWER
1774 - ~1826
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
William BLOWER
bap.1779 - ~1829
of Birmingham, Warwickshire
Narrative and Notes

Sarah may not have been the mother of Margaret BLOWER, but is an educated guess. See the notes on Margaret BLOWER's record.

Sarah likely had a sister called Mary who appeared as a witness at her marriage to William BLOWER.

There are many possible baptismal records for Sarah SMITH:

Of these fathers, potential baptisms of Sarah's possible sister Mary SMITHs:

Timeline
Personal Family World
Date
Age*
Event
Place
30 Apr 1767
33
Marriage to husband William BLOWER 
St Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
frm 1768 to 1779
34
Residence 
Birmingham, Warwickshire
17 Jun 1768
34
Baptism of daughter Mary BLOWER 
St Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
btw 1770 and 1771
36
Birth of daughter Margaret BLOWER 
 
Q2 1774
40
Birth of daughter Sarah BLOWER 
 
8 Jan 1779
44
Baptism of son William BLOWER 
St Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
5 May 1790
56
Marriage of daughter Margaret BLOWER and Ralph COTON 
St Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
14 Jul 1799
65
Marriage of daughter Margaret BLOWER and John PARKER 
Aston juxta Birmingham, Warwickshire
13 Jul 1837
103
Death of daughter Margaret BLOWER 
Monument Lane, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Documented age, Calculated age, Estimated age
Citations
1 - St Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham Parish Records
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Banns of Marriage between William Blower & Sarah Smith were lawfully published on the 12th 19th & 26th of April 1767 without contradiction

William Blower of the Parish Batchelor Button maker and Sarah Smith of this Parish Spinster were Married in this Church by Banns this thirtieth Day of April in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Sixty Seven by me John Gaunt Curate

This marriage was solemnized between Us

  William Blower

  Sarah Smith + her mark

In the Presence of

  Saml Ainge

  Mary Smith x her mark

2 - St Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham Parish Records
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3 - St Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham Parish Records
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Baptized in the year 1779

January

8 Sarah Daughter of William & Sarah Blower 4 years & 3/4 old

8 William Son of William & Sarah Blower

4 - St Martin in the Bull Ring, Birmingham Parish Records
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No 3689

Ralph Coton of this Parish, Batchelor & Margaret Blower of this Parish Spinster were Married in this Church by Banns this Fifth Day of May in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety By me C Blackburn, Minister

This Marriage was solemnized between Us

Ralph Coton

Margaret Blower

in the Presence of

Thomas Mansfield x his mark

Emma Bradwick x her mark

5 - St Peter and St Paul, Aston, Parish Records
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No 527

John Parker of this Parish and Margarett Coton of this parish were Married in this church by Banns this 14th Day of July in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety nine By me R Spencer vicar

This Marriage was solemnized between us

John Parker

Margaret Coton

in the Presence of

Wm Roberts

Thomas Greatrex his X mark

[The witnesses were regularly witnesses for other marriages.]

6 - Aris's Birmingham Gazette

Birmingham 31 July 1837

DIED ... On the 13th inst, Margaret, widow of the late Mr John Parker, of Monument Lane, Edgbaston, aged 66. ...

7 - St Paul, Birmingham
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In a Vault, beneath this Stone are deposited the remains of JOHN PARKER who died October 18 1836 AGED 64 YEARS

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And of MARGARET his Relict who died July 13 1837

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Also of WILLIAM PARKER their Son who died August 10 1841 AGED 37 YEARS

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Also of HENRY PARKER their Son who died June 4 1860 AGED 50 YEARS

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WE LIVED BELOVED AND DIED LAMENTED

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