Sarah Lovell

12 March 1818–17 October 1899 (Age 81)
Weaverthorpe, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Lovell was born on 12 March 1818, in Weaverthorpe, Yorkshire East Riding, England, United Kingdom, her father, Richard Lovell, was 36 and her mother, Frances Sawdon, was 26. She married William Mendenhall on 18 February 1839, in Tent, New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. She died on 17 October 1899, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Mendenhall
Sarah Lovell
Marriage: 18 February 1839
Mary Frances Mendenhall
Thomas Lovell Mendenhall
Abraham Mendenhall
Richard Lovell Mendenhall
John Mendenhall
Elizabeth Wells Mendenhall
Sarah Lovell Mendenhall
William Amasa Mendenhall
Hannah Matilda Mendenhall

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1839Tent, New Castle, Delaware, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 3
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    Age 28
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French lovel ‘wolf cub’, a diminutive of lou, love ‘wolf’. Compare Love and Low .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The History of William Mendenhall and Sarah Lovell

    The Life of William Mendenhall and his wife, Sarah Lovell Written by Mark E. Mendenhall William Mendenhall was born on the 8th of April, 1815 at Mill Creek Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware, the …

    Sources (43)

    • Sarah L Mendenhall in household of William Mendenhall, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah Sovell in entry for Hannah Matilda Johnson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Sarah L Mendenhall in household of William Mendenhall, "United States Census, 1870"

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