Sarah Leishman Darley

19 May 1915–27 August 2015 (Age 100)
Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Leishman

When Sarah Leishman Darley was born on 19 May 1915, in Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States, her father, James Earl Eckersell Darley Sr., was 27 and her mother, May Marie Leishman, was 25. She married Eldon Mont Bradfield on 11 October 1939, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1920 and Portage, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1930. She died on 27 August 2015, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eldon Mont Bradfield
Sarah Leishman Darley
Marriage: 11 October 1939
Eldon Kent Bradfield
Eldon Kent Bradfield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1939Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 1
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1916 · The Logan Library
    Age 1
    The Logan Library was created to serve the fifty thousand citizens of Logan with the access of over two hundred thousand items for children, teens, students, and adults to check out and learn from. The library also provides several programs that are popular with the community. The library moved to its current location in 2009 and reached a milestone in items checked out in 2012, at over 1 million.
    Age 26
    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from one or more of the places called Darley, such as Darley Hall in Worsborough and Darley in Menwith cum Darley (Yorkshire), Darley (alias Darley Dale) near Bakewell and Darley Abbey (both Derbyshire), Darley Hall in Over by Middlewich (Cheshire), a lost Derleigh in Little Bromley (Essex), Durley (Hampshire), and Durleigh (Somerset). From Old English dēor ‘beast, deer’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. This surname was taken to Ireland in the 17th century.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Sarah Darley in household of James Earl Darley, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Sarah Darley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Sarah Leishman Bradfield in entry for Eldon Mont Bradfield, "California, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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