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Sarah

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Manitoba, Canada
Death: Died in Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada
Place of Burial: Upper Church, St. John, Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada
Immediate Family:

Wife of Chief Okanase and James Peter Whitford
Mother of Chief Keeseekoowenin; Margaret Whitford; Agnes Whitford; Peter Whitford; Sophie Whitford and 2 others

Occupation: Native
Managed by: Private User
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About Sarah

Sarah (OTHERWISE SALLY)

was a Canadian First Nation woman with an Orkney ancestry. She died at in the Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada, and was buried at Upper Church there on 27 April 1845. She is reported to have been aged 70 years [Hudson's Bay Company: Biographical Sheets] http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/hbca/biographical/w/whitford_james-peter.pdf

First Marriage

Sally (Otherwise Sarah) married, as her first husband, James Peter Whitford. They were married before 1797, probably while her husband was serving as a writer at Severn [Hudson's Bay Company: Biographical Sheets] http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/hbca/biographical/w/whitford_james-peter.pdf

Children of the First Marriage

(1) James Whitford

(2) Peter Whitford

(3) Margaret Whitford (Otherwise Peggy Whitford)

(4) Francis Whitford

Second Marriage

Sally (Otherwise Sarah) married, as her second husband, Michael Cardinal, the father of Chief Okanase of the Riding Mountain Indian Band [Scribd: Keeseekoowenin by Lawrence J. Barkwell] http://www.scribd.com/doc/51224832/Keeseekoowenin

Children of the Second Marriage

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Sarah's Timeline

1775
1775
Manitoba, Canada
1794
1794
Age 19
York Factory, Rupert's Land, Manitoba, Canada
1796
1796
Age 21
Minnesota, United States
1805
1805
Age 30
1818
1818
Age 43
Bow River Region, Manitoba, Canada
1837
1837
Age 62
Lucan, Ontario, Canada
1839
1839
Age 64
1845
April 27, 1845
Age 70
Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada
April 27, 1845
Age 70
Red River Settlement, Manitoba, Canada
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