Sarah Ann Eliza Brockbank

4 January 1870–28 July 1963 (Age 93)
Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah Territory, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann Eliza

When Sarah Ann Eliza Brockbank was born on 4 January 1870, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah Territory, United States, her father, Joshua Brockbank, was 21 and her mother, Sarah Ann Traxon Jex, was 18. She married George Hales on 14 March 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Spanish Fork Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 28 July 1963, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Hales
Sarah Ann Eliza Brockbank
Marriage: 14 March 1888
George Ray Hales
Hial Milton Hales
Howard Joshua Hales
Lockwood Jex Hales
Tryphena Hales
Leah Eliza Hales
Mary Mildred Hales
Nathan Bradford Hales
Helen Eve Hales
Agnes Vilate Hales
Angus Sylvester Hales

Spouse and Children

14 March 1888
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

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.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Brocklebank, a habitational name from Brocklebank in Cumbria or Brockabank in West Yorkshire, both named from Old English brocc-hol ‘badger's sett’ + Old Danish banke ‘bank’, ‘slope’.

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

Story Highlight

Letter to her descendants

Letter written by Sarah Ann Eliza Brockbank Hales Spanish Fork, UT March 15, 1943 To my Descentants, We learn through our Relief Society President that the General Board desires each ward in ou …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Ann Eliza Brockbank Hales, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Sarah Ann Eliza Brockbank Hales, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Eliza Hales in household of George Hales, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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