Sarah Ann Holladay

20 April 1828–2 February 1915 (Age 86)
Marion, Perry, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Holladay was born on 20 April 1828, in Marion, Perry, Alabama, United States, her father, John Holladay, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Beasley Higgins, was 30. She married Absalom Porter Dowdle on 6 September 1845, in Marion, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 2 February 1915, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Santaquin City Cemetery, Santaquin, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absalom Porter Dowdle
Sarah Ann Holladay
Marriage: 6 September 1845
Sarah Catherine Dowdle
Martha Jane Dowdle
Absalom Porter Dowdle
Mary Elizabeth Dowdle
William Porter Dowdle
Robert Thomas Dowdell
Louisa Ann Dowdle
John Henry Dowdle

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 September 1845Marion, Alabama, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 21
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    Age 23
    Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent): variant of Holliday .

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

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    Story Highlight

    A Short History of the Life of John Holladay (1798-1862)

    John Holladay was born on 10 March 1798, the son of Daniel Holladay Jr. and Keziah Rebecca Terry, in Camden, Kershaw, South Carolina. John's father, Daniel Holladay Jr. and grandfather Daniel Holladay …

    Sources (35)

    • Sarah Ann Holiday in entry for Louisa Ann Clark, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sarah A Dowdell in household of John W Dowdell, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Sarah A Holliday in entry for John Henry Dow Dell and Mary E Anderson, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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