Sarah Ann Cox

10 April 1851–1 February 1931 (Age 79)
Silver Creek Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Cox was born on 10 April 1851, in Silver Creek Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Frederick Walter Cox Sr, was 39 and her mother, Cordelia Calista Morley, was 27. She married Frederick Wilhelm Andersen on 8 January 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States for about 50 years and Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 1 February 1931, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Wilhelm Andersen
Sarah Ann Cox
Marriage: 8 January 1872
Rosella Anderson
Frederick William Anderson
Byron Morley Anderson
Cordelia Calista Anderson
Henrietta Anderson
Mary Christena Anderson
Lydia Elizabeth Anderson
Emerett Theressa Anderson
Ruth Frances Anderson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    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.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Frederick Anderson, Prominent Manti Citizen

    ANDERSON, FREDERICK, farmer, son of William and H Henrietta Barnson, was born in Falster, Denmark, February 11, 1851. His parents emigrated to Utah in 1852 and settled in this city, where he was raise …

    Sources (39)

    • Sarah A Cox in household of Edwin Cox, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah Ann Cox in entry for James F Griggs and Cordelia Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Sarah Ann Cox in entry for Mary Christina Anderson Lindsay, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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