Sarah Davis

6 November 1827–22 April 1907 (Age 79)
Stoke Abbott, Dorset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Davis was born on 6 November 1827, in Stoke Abbott, Dorset, England, her father, William Davis, was 29 and her mother, Lucy Davis, was 20. She married William Woodward on 20 September 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Oneida, Idaho, United States in 1880 and Franklin Election Precinct, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 22 April 1907, in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Franklin Cemetery, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Woodward
Sarah Davis
Marriage: 20 September 1857
Ellen Woodward
Argo Woodward
Zina Woodward
Saint Leon Woodward
Oscar Woodward
Lucy Woodward
Beatrice Woodward
Annie Woodward
Sarah Woodward

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 27
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: patronymic meaning ‘Dafydd's (son)’, equivalent to Welsh ap Dafydd, the Welsh form of David . The spelling Davis is more typical in southwestern England northwards as far as Lancashire, where the frequency of the surname largely reflects Welsh migration, but may sometimes represent a native English surname based on Davy (compare Davies ). Davis (including in the sense 2 below) is the eighth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans.Irish and Scottish: adopted for Gaelic Mac Daibhéid ‘son of David’; see McDevitt . Compare Davies .History: John Davis or Davys (c. 1550–1605) was an English navigator who searched for the Northwest Passage. — By the 18th century there were numerous persons named Davis in America, including the jurist John Davis, born in 1761 in Plymouth, MA, and Henry Davis, a clergyman and college president, who was born in 1771 in East Hampton, NY. — Jefferson Davis, born in 1808 in KY, was president of the Confederate States of America from 1861 to 1865.

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

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    Sources (36)

    • Sarah Woodward in household of Wm Woodward, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah David in entry for St. Leon Woodward, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Sarah Woodward in household of William Woodward, "United States Census, 1870"

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