Sarah Jane Edwards

14 December 1859–15 May 1942 (Age 82)
Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Edwards was born on 14 December 1859, in Richland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William Edwards, was 36 and her mother, Jannett Hottman, was 33. She married William Wesley Powers in 1875. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Center Township, Cedar, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Cedar, Cedar, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 15 May 1942, in Tipton, Cedar, Iowa, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

William Wesley Powers
1849–1919
Sarah Jane Edwards
1859–1942
Marriage: 1875
Louise Adelia Powers
1877–
Lewis Ambers Powers Sr
1880–1952
William Walter Powers
1883–1962
Emma Jane Powers
1886–1976
Charles Russell Powers
1888–1975
Robert Dawson Powers
1891–1976
Olin Roy Powers
1894–1985
Lillian Powers
1897–1965
Honor Charlotte Powers
1900–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1875
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1823–Male

    Jannett Hottman

    Female1826–Female

siblings

(4)

    Albert Edwards

    Male1856–Male

    Ann Edwards

    Female1858–Female

    Female1859–1942Female

    Robert Edwards

    Male1868–Male

World Events (8)

1863

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The First Successful Typewriter is Invented

Age 8

A patent was filed on October 11, 1867, on a new direct action typewriter. The patent was filed by Christopher Latham Sholes, Carlos Glidden, and Samuel Soule who had invented the prototype in Milwaukee.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (also common in Wales): patronymic from Edward .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sara J Powers in household of Harry P Truman, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Sarah Powers in household of William Powers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah J Powers in household of William W Powers, "United States Census, 1910"

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