Sarah Ann Norris

14 July 1833–16 September 1917 (Age 84)
Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Norris was born on 14 July 1833, in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, her father, William Norris, was 27 and her mother, Cecelia Spencer, was 24. She married Jenkin Abraham Evans on 29 June 1857, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 16 September 1917, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jenkin Abraham Evans
Sarah Ann Norris
Marriage: 29 June 1857
Jenkin Abraham Evans
Cecelia Spencer Evans
William Alonzo Evans
Sarah Ann Evans
Thomas Henry Evans
Deborah Mandora Evans
Frederick Veltis Evans
John Arthur Evans
Charlotte May Evans

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 June 1857Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    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.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 21
    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.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from Middle English norreis, noreis, norais ‘northerner’ (Anglo-Norman French noreis), used both of Norwegians and of inhabitants of northern England and Scotland.from the Middle English personal name Norreis, derived from norreis ‘northerner’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jenkin Abram Evans

    Among the early settlers of Parowan, Utah was Jenkin Evans, descendent of a prominent Welch, land owning family, who had joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in their native land. Hi …

    Sources (36)

    • Sarah Ann Norris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Sarah A Ivins in household of Jenkins Ivins, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Ann Norris, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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