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
1842–1910
William L Hildreth
1833–1919
Marriage: 13 July 1858
Daniel H. Hildreth
1859–1934
Curtis Hildreth
1860–
John Milton Hildreth
1861–1908
Allen E. Hildreth
1865–
Clara Olive Hildreth
1873–1960
Mary Hildreth
1874–1887
William Franklin Hildreth
1878–1924

Spouse & Children

  • Female1842–1910Female

  • William L Hildreth

    Male1833–1919Male

MARRIAGE
13 July 1858
Linn, Iowa, United States
children

(7)

  • Daniel H. Hildreth

    Male1859–1934Male

  • Curtis Hildreth

    Male1860–Male

  • John Milton Hildreth

    Male1861–1908Male

  • Allen E. Hildreth

    Male1865–Male

  • Female1873–1960Female

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.
1863

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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