Sarah Morrish

Female29 September 1820–27 July 1897

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Morrish was born on 29 September 1820, in Crediton, Devon, England, United Kingdom, her father, Charles Morrish, was 25 and her mother, Mary Godsland, was 25. She married William Henry Horn on 19 December 1842, in Crediton, Devon, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tedburn St Mary, Devon, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Point Lookout, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 27 July 1897, in Sublett, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sublett Cemetery, Malta, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Horn
Sarah Morrish
Marriage: 19 December 1842
William Horn
Mary Ann Horn
John Horn
Maryann Horn
George Henry Horn
Joseph Horn
James Horn
Moroni Horn
Sarah Isabella Horn
Daniel Horn

Sources (25)

  • Sarah Horn in household of Charles Morrish, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah Morris in entry for John Horn, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Sarah Horn in household of Charles Morrish, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 December 1842Crediton, Devon, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 1

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 7

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 23

    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): variant of Morris . Compare Parrish .

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

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