Sarah Crossley

29 January 1843–24 January 1906 (Age 62)
Tyldesley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Crossley was born on 29 January 1843, in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Crossley Jr., was 26 and her mother, Mary Jarvis, was 31. She married Perrigrine Sessions on 2 March 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Radcliffe, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bountiful Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 24 January 1906, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Bountiful Memorial Park, Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Perrigrine Sessions
Sarah Crossley
Marriage: 2 March 1861
James Crossley Sessions
Mary Elvira Sessions
Mary Sessions
Joseph Sessions
Wallace Orlando Sessions
William Wesley Sessions
Lillis Cordelia Sessions
Hannah Ann Sessions
Phoebe Olive Sessions
Hannah Luticia Sessions
Clifford H. Sessions

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 March 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 11
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from Crossley in Mirfield, Yorkshire, named from Old English cros ‘cross’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. Alternatively, a topographic name for someone who lived at a clearing with a cross, from Middle English cros + lei(e).

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

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    Story Highlight

    Mary Jarvis Crossley & Martin's Handcart Company

    The Life of James Crossley And Wife, Mary Jarvis Compiled by Maurine A. Smith From essays by Sarah Crossley Sessions and daughter Hannah Sessions Burningham, with other data. Providence …

    Sources (49)

    • Sarah Sessions, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah Ann Bryson in entry for Hyrum Sessions and Elizabeth Bonham Cragle, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Sarah Ann Bryson in entry for Jedediah Sessions, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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