Sarah Jane Lee

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Lee was born on 3 March 1838, in Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, United States, her father, John Doyle Lee, was 25 and her mother, Agatha Ann Woolsey, was 24. She married Charles Wakeman Dalton on 2 November 1850, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 27 March 1915, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Panguitch City Cemetery, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wakeman Dalton
Sarah Jane Lee
Marriage: 2 November 1850
Heber Joseph Dalton
Brigham Wakeman Dalton
William Dalton
Henrietta Dalton
John Doyle Dalton
Agatha Ann Dalton
Landon Dalton
Mary Rosebell Dalton
Sarah Vilate Dalton
Charles Wakeman Dalton
Sadie Luella Dalton
Harriet Dalton
Thadaus Walter Dalton

Sources (32)

  • Sarah J. Underwood in household of George M Underwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mrs. Sarah J Dalton, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Sarah Jane Lee Underwood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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World Events (8)

1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.

English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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Charles William Lee was born on 11 August 1862 in New Harmony, Washington,Utah Territory to John Doyle and Sarah Caroline Williams Lee. He was the tenth of sixteen children, six girls and ten boys. Se …

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