Sarah Alice Ellison

3 May 1853–29 April 1917 (Age 63)
Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Alice

When Sarah Alice Ellison was born on 3 May 1853, in Keokuk, Lee, Iowa, United States, her father, James William Ellison, was 47 and her mother, Alice Halliwell, was 42. She married David Findlay Park on 21 March 1882, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 29 April 1917, in Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Millcreek Cemetery, Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Findlay Park
Sarah Alice Ellison
Marriage: 21 March 1882
David Ellison Park
Minnie Alice Park
James William Park
Jeanette Park
Ernest Earl Park

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 March 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 4
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 17
    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

    English: from the Middle English personal name Ellis (Old Testament Elijah) + -son.English: from the Middle English, Old French female personal name Elissent, Elisant, ancient Germanic Elisind.Scottish: sometimes a post-medieval variant of Allison , which is mainly concentrated in northern England and southwestern Scotland. There is a similar Scottish variation between Alison and Elison as female personal names.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Alice S Ellisin in household of James Ellisin, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah Alice Park, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Alice Park in household of David F Park, "United States Census, 1910"

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