Sarah Beriah Fiske

1 September 1819–12 June 1891 (Age 71)
Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Beriah

When Sarah Beriah Fiske was born on 1 September 1819, in Potsdam, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Varnum Fiske, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Eames, was 32. She married Ezra Heela Allen on 25 December 1837, in Madrid, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States for about 1 years and Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 12 June 1891, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joel Ricks Sr
Sarah Beriah Fiske
Marriage: 26 October 1852
Ezra Varnum Ricks
Sarah Beriah Ricks
Ellen Jane Ricks
Joel Ricks Jr.
Adelia Ricks
Esther Adeline Ricks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1820 · Making Land more affordable
    Age 1
    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
    Age 27
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian: habitational name from a farm in western Norway, named from Old Norse fiskr ‘fish’ + -e from vin ‘meadow’.English (East Anglia): variant of Fisk .

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

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    What We Pased Through: Azariah Smith, Utah Pioneer

    Manti, May 11, 1897 To the Editor: I have been reading, with interest, a great deal concerning the grand Jubilee, to be held at Salt Lake City in July next, and the pains taken to prepare for the sa …

    Sources (53)

    • Vernum (Unknown) Fish, "United States Census, 1820"
    • 1919 Sarah B Fisk in entry for Joel Ricks and Mary Jane Sinnett, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Sarah B Fisk in entry for Ellen Ricks Nibley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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