William Orson Sagers

1 January 1850–1 October 1862 (Age 12)
Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of William Orson

When William Orson Sagers was born on 1 January 1850, in Iowa, United States, his father, William Henry Harrison Sagers, was 34 and his mother, Lucy Marilla Wheaton, was 18. He died on 1 October 1862, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 12, and was buried in Tooele City Cemetery, Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison Sagers
Lucy Marilla Wheaton
William Orson Sagers
Diana Sagers
Asa Sagers
Anna Sagers

Parents and Siblings



World Events (1)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 7
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch saghen ‘to saw’. This surname has died out in the Netherlands.

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

Sources (6)

  • William Sagers in household of Harrison Sagers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William O Sagers in household of Harrison Sagers, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Orson Sagers - Published information: birth: 1 January 1850; Iowa, United States

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