Sariah Eliza Robbins

Female8 September 1838–15 February 1921

Brief Life History of Sariah Eliza

When Sariah Eliza Robbins was born on 8 September 1838, in Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, her father, Beri Lewis Robbins, was 27 and her mother, Frances M. Smith, was 26. She married Charles Pulsipher on 16 July 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Enterprise, Washington, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 15 February 1921, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Pulsipher
Sariah Eliza Robbins
Marriage: 16 July 1856
Charles Pulsipher Jr.
Frances Annie Pulsipher
Sariah Eliza Pulsipher
Mary Ida Pulsipher

Sources (28)

  • Sarik Pulsipher in household of Willard E Alger, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sariah Eliza ROBBINS - Individual or family possessions: birth: 8 September 1838; Far West, Caldwell, Missouri, United States
  • Sarriah Robbins Pulsipher, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

    Age 1

    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    1861 · St. George Founded

    Age 23

    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Robin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of (Beri) Lewis Robbins 1811-1864

    By his Grand-daughter Mary Robbins Stafford Lewis Robbins was born September 8, 1811 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts and died February 10, 1864 in St George, Utah. He married Frances Smith 26 Oct 1837 …

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