Sarah Cox

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Cox was born on 26 February 1794, in Bernardsville Borough, Somerset, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Cox, was 27 and her mother, Amy Smith, was 22. She married Elias Hutchings on 29 December 1816, in Avery, Milan Township, Huron, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. She died on 28 September 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Hutchings
1784–1845
Sarah Cox
1794–1863
Marriage: 29 December 1816
Henry Hovey Hutchings
1817–1881
Shepherd Pierce Hutchings
1818–1895
Matilda Hutchings
1819–1819
Erwin Hutchings
1820–1821
Elias Hutchings
1821–1822
William Willard Hutchings
1823–1904
Joseph Stowell Hutchings
1825–1909
Samuel Hutchings
1826–1826
Lyman Smith Hutchings
1828–1889
Sally Lovina Hutchings
1830–1839
Mary Hutchings
1833–1839
Martha Hutchings
1833–1839

Sources (36)

  • Sally Hutchins, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah (Sally) Cox Or Smith - Government record: birth-name: Sally Smith
  • Sally Smith, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1803

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of Cocke and Cook , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

Irish (Ulster): mistranslation of Mac Con Coille (‘son of Cú Choille’, a personal name meaning ‘hound of the wood’), as if formed with coileach ‘cock, rooster’.

Dutch and Flemish: genitivized patronymic from the personal name Cock, a vernacular short form of Cornelius .

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

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Sally Smith

SALLY SMITH 1794-1862 Sally came to Utah later with the Saints and lived in the 19th Ward in Salt Lake City. She was a faithful member of the Church and was interested in temple work. She marrie …

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