Sarah Durfey

13 August 1838–1 October 1923 (Age 85)
Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Durfey was born on 13 August 1838, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, her father, Royal Durfey, was 27 and her mother, Lydia Abell, was 27. She married Lycurgus Wilson on 8 March 1858, in President's Office, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 1 October 1923, in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salem City Cemetery, Salem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Houston Davis
Sarah Durfey
Marriage: 29 March 1863
Robert Henry Davis
Royal Larkin Davis
Alma Willard Davis
Sarah Olive Davis
Kenion Taylor Davis
Jorden Leslie Davis
Wesley Preston Davis
Ophelia Pearl Davis
Willie Lars Davis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1863Salem, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 25
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Durfee , a surname of ultimately French origin.

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

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    Story Highlight


    Robert Huston Davis 1838-1893 Robert Huston Davis was born 16 October 1838 in Monroe, Overton County, Tennessee, the 8th child of 12 children born to Henry and Rachel Hunter Davis. He had 9 …

    Sources (21)

    • Sarah Durphy in household of Royal Durphy, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Dufey in entry for Robert Davis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah Davis, "United States Census, 1910"

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