Sarah Ann Anderson

15 October 1837–3 September 1905 (Age 67)
Hart, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Anderson was born on 15 October 1837, in Hart, Kentucky, United States, her father, William M. Anderson, was 28 and her mother, Rebecca Dale, was 26. She married Daniel Campbell Shirley on 6 April 1856, in Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cincinnati Township, Harrison, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Fall River, South Dakota, United States in 1900. She died on 3 September 1905, in Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Hot Springs, Fall River, South Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Campbell Shirley
Sarah Ann Anderson
Marriage: 6 April 1856
William Moses Shirley
Mary Alice Shirley
Jerusha E Shirley
Millard M. Shirley
Tillman Perry Shirley
Emma Shirley
Celestia Shirley
Samuel Shirley
Lambert Ozora Shirley

Spouse and Children

6 April 1856
Eagleville, Harrison, Missouri, United States


    William Moses Shirley


    Mary Alice Shirley


    Jerusha E Shirley




+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 1

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 13

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 20

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

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Shirley in household of Daniel Shirley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Shirley in household of Daniel C Shirley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A Anderson in household of William Anderson, "United States Census, 1850"

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