Margaret Sarah Talbot

1815–1862 (Age 47)
Wellsville, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Margaret Sarah

When Margaret Sarah Talbot was born on 15 March 1815, in Wellsville, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Absalom Talbot, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Maholen, was 28. She married Elisha Jones on 3 September 1831, in Smithfield Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in North Bend, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States in 1860 and Heber City, Wasatch, Utah Territory, United States in 1880. She died on 4 March 1862, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah Territory, United States.

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Margaret Sarah Talbot
Elisha Jones
Marriage: 3 September 1831
Martha Jones
Thomas Jones
Richard R Jones
John Jones
Mary Jones
Sarah Jones
Elizabeth Jones
Jane Jones
William Jones
James Jones
Elisha Warren Jones
Jacob Absalom Jones
Margaret Ellen Jones
Joseph Jones
Hyrum Jones

Spouse & Children

3 September 1831
Smithfield Township, Jefferson, Ohio, United States


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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): of much disputed origin, but probably from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements tal ‘destroy’ + bod ‘message’, ‘tidings’, i.e. ‘messenger of destruction’. In this form the name is also found in France, taken there apparently by English immigrants; the usual French form is Talbert .

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Elisha Jones Autobiography

Elisha Jones Autobiography Copied from records of Drucilla J. Powell In early life, I felt concerned about religion, but at 40 I became greatly concerned and sought the Lord in prayer and joined t …

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Sources (3)

  • Margt Jones in household of Elisha Jones, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margaret Jones in household of Elisha Jones, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mary Ellen Talbot in entry for Joseph Jones, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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