Sarah Farr

24 February 1813–19 July 1901 (Age 88)
Langport, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Farr was born on 24 February 1813, in Langport, Somerset, England, her father, Edward Farr, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ann Hill, was 33. She married Pierre LeCheminant on 7 June 1840, in St Peters Church, Sark, Guernsey. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 19 July 1901, in Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Pleasant Green Cemetery, Magna, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pierre LeCheminant
Sarah Farr
Marriage: 7 June 1840
Elizabeth Jane LeCheminant
Peter James Le Cheminant
Osmond Nicholas LeCheminant
Edmund Henry LeCheminant
Agnes Warne Le Cheminant

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 June 1840St Peters Church, Sark, Guernsey
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Louisiana was the site of the final battles of the War of 1812.
    Age 2
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 23
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English fear(r), farre (Old English fearr) ‘steer, ox’, applied as a nickname for a fierce man or a metonymic occupational name for someone who kept a bull.German: nickname from Middle High German varne, var, with the same meaning as 1 above.

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

    Story Highlight

    LeCheminant Pioneers

    Sarah Farr LeCheminant was a true Pioneer arriving in the Salt Lake Valley in the fall of 1854. This is only 7 years after the first group (Brigham Young) came to Salt Lake. The head of the family gro …

    Sources (34)

    • Sarah Lecheminant in household of Edmund Lecheminant, "United States Census, 1900"
    • 18 Nov 1912 Sarah Farr in entry for Edward H Le Cheminant, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Sarah Lecheninant, "United States Census, 1870"

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