Sarah Voss

11 September 1847–1 July 1935 (Age 87)
Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Voss was born on 11 September 1847, in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Voss, was 35 and her mother, Lucy Haddon, was 31. She married Edwin Parker Cordon on 14 December 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Union, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 1 July 1935, in Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Willard City Cemetery, Willard, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edwin Parker Cordon
Sarah Voss
Marriage: 14 December 1867
Ida Pauline Cordon
Ada Amelia Cordon
Eliza Almira Cordon
Sarah Priscilla Cordon
Alfred Cordon
Edwin Voss Cordon
Joseph Moroni Cordon
Rachel Alice Cordon

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    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.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Kurt, Hans, Otto, Erwin, Heinz, Dieter, Ernst, Fritz, Gunther, Helmut, Ulrich, Erna.North German: nickname from Middle Low German vos, vōs ‘fox’ for a clever or sly person. This surname is also found in the Netherlands (compare Vos ) and France (Alsace and Lorraine).English: variant of Foss .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Grandma's Feather Bed

    Story told by June Cordon Garfield, Granddaughter of Sarah Voss Cordon Sleeping at Grandma’s house was like sleeping on a thick fluffy cloud, a pleasant experience to be anticipated and enjoyed. Cli …

    Sources (39)

    • Sara Cardon in household of Edwin P Cardon, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sarah Boss in entry for Alfred Cordon, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah Cordin in household of Edwin Cordin, "United States Census, 1870"

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