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Sarah Oldrin Kershaw
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Birth: 1816
Oyster Bay
Nassau County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1894
Bridgewater Township
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA

Sarah Oldrin (1816-1894) Kershaw (b. 1816; Setauket, Oyster Bay, Nassau County, Long Island, New York, USA - d. November 22, 1894; Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA)

Name:
Sarah Oldrin. Her name is also written as "Sarah Olderon" and "Sarah Olderen".

Parents:
Almy Kinner (1780-1853) and Captain William Oldren (1772-1858).

Birth:
She was born in Setauket, Suffolk County, New York around 1816.

Marriage:
Sarah married Abraham Kershaw (1815-c1851) around 1834 and they may have had the ceremony at the Reformed Dutch Church in Wolver Hollow, Nassau County, Long Island because there is an Abraham Kershaw there in the early 1800s.

Manhattan, New York:
By 1850 the family was living in Manhattan and they appear in the census. By 1872 she was living with her children in Somerville, New Jersey based on bank records for Anna, her daughter.

Children:
Her children still living between the years 1850-1872 included: Mary E. Kershaw (1835-?); Isaac Kershaw (1840-?); Sarah Kershaw (1843-1922) Williamson Young; Amy O. Kershaw (1847-1930) who married Jerome N. Rappleyea (1831-1896); and Peter Kershaw (1849-bef1872).

Death of husband:
Her husband died sometime around 1851. He may have died on his way to California in Colorado according to one genealogical source. He last appears in the 1850 United States census.

Death:
She died in Bridgewater Township, Somerset County, New Jersey on November 22, 1894 of "organic disease of the heart".

Burial:
Castner-Compton Cemetery, Martinsville, Somerset County, New Jersey. On her death certificate it is listed as "Compton Burying Ground".

Relationship:
Anna Augusta Kershaw (1841-1931) was the third great-grandmother of Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ).

Uncompleted tasks:
Find her in the 1860, 1870, and 1880 US census.

Research:
Researched and written by Richard Arthur Norton (1958- ) for Findagrave starting on September 8, 2003. Updated on February 20, 2009 with information on the 1872 bank records of Anna Kershaw. Updated on October 28, 2009 with information based on the marriage certificate of Sarah Kershaw (1843-1922) from August 27, 1885. Updated on February 16, 2012 with information from her death certificate. Updated on October 9, 2014 with her birthplace from the death certificate of Amy O. Kershaw (1847-1930). Updated on May 20, 2016 with her mother's maiden name provided by Kathleen Powers based on Records of Old Bible, dated 1875 by George Henry Wood.


 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Oldrin (1773 - 1858)
  Almy Kinner Oldrin (1780 - 1853)
 
 Spouse:
  Abraham Cashow (1815 - 1851)*
 
 Children:
  Mary E. Kershaw Field (1835 - ____)*
  Isaac Kershaw (1840 - ____)*
  Anna Augusta Kershaw Lindauer (1841 - 1931)*
  Sarah Kershaw Williamson Young (1843 - 1922)*
  Amy O. Kershaw Rappleyea (1847 - 1930)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Oldrin (1800 - 1805)*
  Mary Oldrin Salter (1813 - 1849)*
  Almy Oldrin Wood (1815 - 1905)*
  Sarah Oldrin Kershaw (1816 - 1894)
  Elizabeth Oldrin Bogart (1818 - 1901)*
  Ann Seabury Oldrin Salter (1827 - 1894)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Castner-Compton Cemetery
Martinsville
Somerset County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Sep 08, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7846031
Sarah <i>Oldrin</i> Kershaw
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Sarah <i>Oldrin</i> Kershaw
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Sarah <i>Oldrin</i> Kershaw
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