Sarah Ann Roebuck

20 July 1821–14 September 1909 (Age 88)
Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Roebuck was born on 20 July 1821, in Woodhouse, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Sampson Roebuck, was 38 and her mother, Phoebe Marshall, was 24. She married John Lee on 15 November 1841, in Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 14 September 1909, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lee
Sarah Ann Roebuck
Marriage: 15 November 1841
Mary Lee
William Lee
Fanny Lee
Elizabeth Lee
George Lee
Samuel Lee
Chancy Charles Lee
Sarah Ann Lee
Leah Jane Lee
Rosilla Lee
Phoebe Rosanna Lee
Hannah Rebecca Lee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1841Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 12
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 25
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (West Yorkshire): nickname from Middle English robuck(e) ‘male roe deer’, perhaps for someone thought to resemble the animal.

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

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    Story Highlight

    John and Sarah Thomas Family handcart pioneers

    John Lee, born 1822 in Mizson, England and Sarah Roebuck born 1821 in Mizson and both baptized there. Soon after they spent 6 weeks on the ship “Enoch Train” traveling from England to Boston. They cam …

    Sources (26)

    • Sarah Rabuck in household of Sampson Rabuck, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Sarah Lee, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Sarah Lee in household of Jno Lee, "United States Census, 1860"

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