Sarah Ann Thurston

26 May 1835–3 March 1909 (Age 73)
Adams Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Thurston was born on 26 May 1835, in Adams Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Thurston Sr, was 30 and her mother, Rosetta Bull, was 26. She married Jedediah Morgan Grant on 15 December 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1860 and Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 March 1909, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Frederick Snedaker
Sarah Ann Thurston
Marriage: 26 March 1864
Charles Alma Snedaker
Rozeta Alice Snedaker
Laura Elizabeth Snedaker
Minnie Jenette Snedaker
Rozalia Vilate Snedaker
Willard Jefferson Snedaker
Jedediah Leroy Snedaker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 March 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 13
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 22
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly East Anglia):from the Anglo-Norman, Anglo-Scandinavian, and Middle English personal name Thurstan, Thorsten (Old Norse Thórsteinn, Thorsten, Anglicized as Old English Thurstān; see Thorstensen ).habitational name from Thurston in Suffolk, so called from the genitive case of the Old Norse personal name Thóri (see Thor ) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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    Sources (46)

    • Sarah A Grant in household of Geo D Grant, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Ann in entry for Willard J Snedeker, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Sarah Ann Snedaker in household of John F Snedaker, "United States Census, 1880"

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