Sarah George Spittle

29 February 1860–6 June 1949 (Age 89)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah George

When Sarah George Spittle was born on 29 February 1860, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John George Spittle, was 24 and her mother, Mary George, was 21. She married James Perry Nowland on 30 July 1876, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1861. She died on 6 June 1949, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Dingle, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Perry Nowland
Sarah George Spittle
Marriage: 30 July 1876
William Perry Nowland
Henry George NOWLAND
Sarah Emily Nowland
Mary Amanda Nowland
Thomas Arthur Nowland
Eli Lester Nowland
Charles Ezra Nowland
Myrtle Mae Nowland
Alba Lovina Nowland
Seamer Burton Nowland
Mable Irene Nowland

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 July 1876Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · The Union Roller Mill
    Age 5
    The Union Roller Mill was built to help grind the grain that was harvested in the Cache Valley and the other surrounding areas. It was later renamed the Thatcher Milling & Elevator Company and the old millstones were discarded.
    1884 · Logan Temple Dedication
    Age 24
    On May 17, 1884, the Logan temple was dedicated by John Taylor. It was the only temple dedicated by him and was the second temple in Utah. The temple went under a major reconstruction project in 1976 to increase the capacity of the rooms inside and was rededicated in 1979 by Spencer W. Kimball.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English spitel ‘hospital, infirmary, religious house of the Knights Hospitallers’ (Old French (h)ospital), used either as a topographic name for someone who lived in or near a hospital, or a nickname for someone who worked in one.English: habitational name from any of the places called with spitel, such as Spital-in-the-Street (Lincolnshire) or any of several minor places in northern and Midland counties of England.Americanized form of East German Spittel, a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in an infirmary, from Middle High German spital, spittel ‘hospital’.

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

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    History of James Perry Nowland by his daughter Mable Irene Nowland Johnson

    James Perry Nowland was born in Wayne Co., Mich. April 27, 1847. He enlisted in the First Michigan Volenteer Calvary Sept 25, 1863 at 16 1/2 years of age. His first experience in battle was in the w …

    Sources (27)

    • Sarah Nowland Johnson in household of Raymond Johnson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Sarah Thittle in entry for Seamer Burton Nowland and Virginia Marriott, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • "United States Veterans Administration Pension Payment Cards, 1907-1933" - Sarah Nowland [Army Widow] of James P. Nowland,

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