Sarah Elsie Asper

Female22 December 1865–9 September 1937

Brief Life History of Sarah Elsie

When Sarah Elsie Asper was born on 22 December 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, William Asper, was 29 and her mother, Mary Ingrid Ahlstrom, was 27. She married David Phillip Pratt on 1 January 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 9 September 1937, in Glendale, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Phillip Pratt
Sarah Elsie Asper
Marriage: 1 January 1902
Elizabeth Isabela Pratt
Wilson Pratt
Jessie Fay Pratt
Dean Phil Pratt

Sources (22)

  • Sarah Elsie Asper Pratt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Sarah E. Asper Pratt in household of David Phillip Pratt, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Darah Elsie Asper in entry for Dean Phil Pratt and Marian Saville Johnston, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1902Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

    Age 1

    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 2

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.


    Age 21

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Swiss German, German, and Norwegian: topographic name for someone living by aspen trees, from Middle High German aspe, or a habitational name for someone from a place called with this word (compare Asp ). This surname is rare in Germany and virtually non-existing in Switzerland.

    Americanized form of Arabic Esber 1 or Esper 4.

    History: Many of the American Aspers are descendants of Johannes Georg Asper and his family, who in the middle of the 18th century came from the Palatinate, Germany, and settled in York County, PA. Johannes Georg's father was from Switzerland.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Sarah's Mission, Eastern States

    Sarah Asper, Lady Missionary; 2016 April 3 Mary's children were the oldest family that William had, and in 1896, Albert Elias ("Bert") and then George Ernest ("Ern") got their mission calls -- Be …

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