Sarah Ann Irvine

22 October 1831–about 1868 (Age 36)
Mercer, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Irvine was born on 22 October 1831, in Mercer, Ohio, United States, her father, Irvine, was 15 and her mother, Mrs Irvine, was 15. She married Truman Higley on 8 October 1857, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900. She died about 1868, at the age of 37, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Truman Higley
Sarah Ann Irvine
Marriage: 8 October 1857
Anna Lucretia Higley
Clark Harvey Higley
Frank Higley
William Truman Higley
Rhoda Ann Higley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1857Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 5
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    Age 15
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish, also common in northern Ireland: habitational name from Irvine in Ayrshire, which is named from a Celtic river, Welsh ir, yr ‘green, fresh’ + afon ‘water’. There has been much confusion with Irving and Irwin .Irish: variant of Irvin .English: variant of Erwin .

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Sarah Irvin in entry for William T Higley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • S A Higley, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Sarah Devin in entry for William Higley and Meda A Eddy, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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