Sarah Jane Brooks

1842–1910 (Age 67)
Muscatine, Iowa, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Brooks was born on 7 November 1842, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States, her father, Benjamin Brooks, was 50 and her mother, Nancy Olive Harris, was 44. She married William L Hildreth on 13 July 1858, in Linn, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Clark, Washington Territory, United States in 1870 and Moxee City, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1900. She died on 26 September 1910, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Union Gap, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Jane Brooks
William L Hildreth
Marriage: 13 July 1858
Daniel H. Hildreth
Curtis Hildreth
John Milton Hildreth
Allen E. Hildreth
Clara Olive Hildreth
Mary Hildreth
William Franklin Hildreth

Spouse & Children

  • Female1842–1910Female

  • William L Hildreth


13 July 1858
Linn, Iowa, United States


  • Daniel H. Hildreth


  • Curtis Hildreth


  • John Milton Hildreth


  • Allen E. Hildreth


  • Female1873–1960Female

+2 More Children

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+8 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · Washington Territory is Created

Age 11

Washington started as part of the Oregon Territory until 1853 when Washington became a territory of its own.

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the possessive case of Brook (i.e. ‘of the brook’).2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Jewish surnames.3 Americanized spelling of German Brucks .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Hildrith in household of Wm Hildrith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A Brooks in household of Jessee Brooks, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Hildreth in household of W Hildreth, "United States Census, 1870"

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