Sarah Ann Jones Freeth was the second child of George Freeth & Ann Jones christened October 14th, 1855 at Smethwick, Staffs.
In 1861 Sarah was living with her parents, sister & brother at King St, Wednesbury, Staffs.
By 1871 the family were living at 2 Glad. Terr, Wednesbury where father George was a foreman at the railway. Sarah now had 4 brothers & 2 sisters.
On August 20th,1877 (the same day as her sister Phoebe Caroline married William Mayo) Sarah married Thomas Dean, at St Peter’s, Harborne, Staffs. Thomas was born c1854 at Kidderminster, Worcs, the son of Jane & Thomas Dean, a labourer.
In 1881 Sarah & Thomas were living at 8 Dudley St, Wednesbury & Thomas was a labourer. They had 2 children – George Thomas (2) & Phoebe J (8 months). Also with living with them at the time of the census was Thomas’ widowed mother, Jane Dean (61) & his 64 year old aunt Ann Allen.
By 1891 Thomas & Sarah had moved to Runcorn, Northwich, Cheshire where they were living at 35 Cartwright St & Thomas was still a labourer. Children at home were George T, Ada A (5) & Ernest E (1).
By 1901 Sarah had died & widowed Thomas was living at 63 Peasley Cross Lane, St Helens, Lancs where he was a labourer at the paint works as was son George who was still living with him. Daughter Ada was still at home.
The children of Sarah Ann Jones Freeth & Thomas Dean were:
fh.220.127.116.11.2.2.1 George Thomas F Dean born at Ockerhill,
Tipton, Staffs & christened October 20th, 1878 at Smethwick
fh.18.104.22.168.2.2.2 Phoebe Jane Dean christened August 3rd, 1880 at Wednesbury, Staffs
fh.22.214.171.124.2.2.3 Ada Ann Dean born Jan-March, 1886 at Northwich, Cheshire
fh.126.96.36.199.2.2.4 Ernest Edwin Dean born July-September 1889 at Runcorn, Cheshire, died April-June, 1891 at Runcorn, Cheshire