Sarah Prestwich

10 April 1842–29 April 1881 (Age 39)
Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Prestwich was born on 10 April 1842, in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Prestwich, was 25 and her mother, Jane Langshaw, was 23. She married John Kellett III on 11 December 1862, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 29 April 1881, in Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Moroni City Cemetery, Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Kellett III
Sarah Prestwich
Marriage: 11 December 1862
Mary Jane Kellett
Sarah Elizabeth Kellett
John Kellett IV
Peter Kellett
William Benjamin Kellett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1862Moroni, Sanpete, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 12
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place in Lancashire (now Greater Manchester), so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + wīc ‘outlying settlement’, or from other places with the same derivation. Variants such as Prestidge, Prestage, etc., parallel the local pronunciation of the Lancashire name. Compare Preston .

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

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    Prestwich Family Pioneer Company

    "Names of Immigrants," Deseret News, [Weekly], 24 Sep. 1862, 98. [SIXTH CHURCH TRAIN] CAPT. HORTON D HEIGHT’S [HAIGHT'S] COMPANY.Jane, Sarah, Caroline, Jane, William, Cyrus, George and Morgan Pestwic …

    Sources (16)

    • Sarah Prestwich in household of William Prestwich, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sarah Prestwich in entry for Wm. B. Kellett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah Prestwich in household of William Prestwich, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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