Sarah Ann Atkinson

14 September 1780–6 January 1865 (Age 84)
Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Atkinson was born on 14 September 1780, in Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Atkinson, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Corbett, was 38. She married William James SMITH on 27 September 1802, in Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1853 and lived in Gosberton, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 6 January 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William James SMITH
Sarah Ann Atkinson
Marriage: 27 September 1802
Ann Smith
Sarah Smith
Elizabeth Smith
Mary Smith
William Smith
Thomas Smith
Eliza Ann Smith
William Joseph Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 September 1802Rippingale, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 1
    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
    1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia
    Age 7
    The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.
    Age 23
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): patronymic from the personal name Atkin or Adkin, pet forms of Adam.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Eliza Smith & Jos. Harker; B. Harker, gg g-son (2017).

    Eliza Smith (Spencer), the second of Joseph Harker's four plural wives, was "a diligent reader of the scriptures….” She has been described as “a real Christian lady—a thoughtful, considerate and helpf …

    Sources (46)

    • Sarah Smith in household of William J Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Atkinson in entry for William Smith, "England, Lincolnshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1574-1885"
    • Sarah Smith, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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