Sophia Sayers

28 August 1810–27 September 1902 (Age 92)
Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sophia

When Sophia Sayers was born on 28 August 1810, in Norwich, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Sayer, was 33 and her mother, Ann Adams, was 31. She married George Butcher on 16 May 1826, in Withersdale, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Sprowston, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 27 September 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Butcher
Sophia Sayers
Marriage: 16 May 1826
Elijah Butcher
Mary A Butcher
Mary Butcher
Harriett Butcher
Virtue Butcher
Charlotte Sophia Butcher
Elizabeth Butcher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 May 1826Withersdale, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 23
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 26
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Sayer , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This name is also established in Ireland.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Saoghair; see Sears .

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Sophia Butcher in entry for Harriet Butcher, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Sophia Butcher, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sophia Sears in entry for Elizabeth Hyler, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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