Sarah Jane Burwell

29 January 1833–24 June 1884 (Age 51)
Wayne, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Burwell was born on 29 January 1833, in Wayne, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Burwell, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Jane Bleeks, was 30. She married Edwin Ruthven Westover on 10 February 1848, in Franklin, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 24 June 1884, in Taylor, Apache, Arizona, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Ruthven Westover
Sarah Jane Burwell
Marriage: 10 February 1848
Sarah Evaline Westover
Electa Jane Westover
William Albert Westover
Laura Maria Westover
Ella Angelia Westover
Ulrich Ruthven Westover
Rupert Wilton Westover
Joseph Ernest Westover
Arthur Leo Westover
Amos Alexander Westover
Florence Rebecca Westover
Amy Amelia Westover
Orson Edgar Westover

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1848Franklin, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (6)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    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.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 3
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 27
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lincolnshire and Yorkshire): habitational name from a place called Burwell, of which there are examples in Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire, named with Old English burh ‘fort’ + wella ‘spring’.

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

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    Sarah Jane BURWELL Biography

    SARAH JANE BURWELL WESTOVER By Mary Alvira Westover Hansen Sarah Jane Burwell Westover, born 29 January 1833, Medina or Wayne County, Ohio, to Joseph Burwell and Sarah Bleak. She married as …

    Sources (26)

    • Sarah Burwell in entry for Joseph Ernest Westover, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sarah J Westover, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sarah F. Burwell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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