Sarah Ann Brown

1 September 1846–4 December 1893 (Age 47)
Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Brown was born on 1 September 1846, in Newbury, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Jonathan Brown, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Ann Cousins, was 27. She married James Christian Pedersen on 31 December 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years and Stratfield Mortimer, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 4 December 1893, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Christian Pedersen
1841–1919
Sarah Ann Brown
1846–1893
Marriage: 31 December 1865
Ann Maria Peterson
1866–1866
James Jonathan Peterson
1868–1942
Sarah Ann Peterson
1870–1895
Charles Albert Peterson
1873–1952
Mary Elizabeth Peterson
1874–1955
Floren Peterson
1876–1968
Lewis Peterson
1878–1878
Alice Peterson
1879–1888
Ernest Henry Peterson
1885–1891

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 December 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1863
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 17
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dunn
    Brunson
    Browning
    Browne
    Burnett
    Erjavec
    Borron
    Broun

    Sources (19)

    • Sarah Ann Brown in household of Jonathan Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Ann Brown in entry for Floren Petersen and Selma Rebecca Graham, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Sarah Ann B in entry for Annie Maria Peterson, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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