Sarah Ann Jane Morehead

23 February 1817–11 April 1902 (Age 85)
Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann Jane

When Sarah Ann Jane Morehead was born on 23 February 1817, in Columbia, Maury, Tennessee, United States, her father, Joseph Morehead, was 43 and her mother, Jane Storey Jenkins, was 36. She married Preston Thomas on 10 May 1838, in Tipton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1851 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 11 April 1902, in Clifton, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Oxford Cemetery, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Preston Thomas
Sarah Ann Jane Morehead
Marriage: 10 May 1838
Ann Elizabeth Thomas
Joseph Daniel Thomas
Jane Morehead Thomas
Susan Catherine Thomas
Martha Thomas
Maria Thomas
Preston Morehead Thomas
Angeline Morehead Thomas
Immogene Thomas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 May 1838Tipton, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 2
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 24
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): variant of Muirhead .

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

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    Sources (32)

    • Jane Thomas in household of Preston Thomas, "United States Census, 1870"
    • / in entry for Jane M. Howell, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • S A Jane Thomas in household of Preston Thomas, "United States Census, 1850"

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