Sarah Ann Abel

29 October 1860–9 December 1863 (Age 3)
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Abel was born on 29 October 1860, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Isaac Abel, was 31 and her mother, Ann Methley, was 35. She lived in Ecclesall Bierlow, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861. She died on 9 December 1863, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 3, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Abel
1829–1907
Ann Methley
1825–1901
Ellen Abel
1850–1873
Mary Ann Abel
1853–1931
Emily Abel
1855–1931
Rosa Abel
1858–1925
Sarah Ann Abel
1860–1863
Isaac Cynosure Abel
1863–1863
George Edward Abel Sr.
1865–1943
Elizabeth Abel
1868–1934

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World Events (2)

1863
Age 3
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 3
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

English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, French, Spanish, and Polish; Slovak (mainly Ábel) and Czech (also Ábel): from the Biblical personal name Abel, Slovak Ábel, which was used in continental Europe from the sixth century. After the Norman Conquest it was introduced to England and Scotland, where it had a brief currency in the 12th and 13th centuries before being revived in England after the Reformation. In the Book of Genesis Abel is a son of Adam, murdered by his brother Cain (Genesis 4:1–8). In Christian tradition he is regarded as a representative of suffering innocence. The Hebrew form of the name is Hebel (Latinized as Abel), from a vocabulary word meaning ‘breath’.German: from the personal name Abel, a pet form of Albrecht .

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

Possible Related Names

Abeln
Aupperle
Able
Abell
Appling
Blain
Abels
Abelyan
Belka
Apelian
Abelson
Abelard
Albrecht
Abbe
Aubel

Story Highlight

Sarah Ann’s birth/death

From a section of Isaac & Ann’s Biographical Sketch (Written by Mary E. Abel and given in the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, Camp American Fork, March 8, 1934, by their granddaughter, Zina Baker). **This …

Sources (2)

  • Sarah A Abel in household of Isaac Abel, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Sarah Ann Abel, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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