Sarah Ann Humphreys Roe

26 September 1832–7 June 1904 (Age 71)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann Humphreys

When Sarah Ann Humphreys Roe was born on 26 September 1832, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Humphreys Roe, was 38 and her mother, Abby Jane Weldon, was 22. She married Andrew Hunter Scott Sr on 12 January 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 7 June 1904, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hunter Scott Sr
Sarah Ann Humphreys Roe
Marriage: 12 January 1851
Franklin Scott
Walter Scott
Anna Margret Scott
Andrew Hunter Scott Jr.
Mary Emma Scott
Canby Scott
Sarah Ann Scott
Abby Jane Scott
Howard Scott
Rouzelle Eugene Scott
Francella Scott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 January 1851Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
  • Children


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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 25
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English ro(o) ‘roe deer’ (Old English ). This is the midland and southern form, also found in South Yorkshire and Lancashire. In much of northern England, however, remained unrounded and survives as Ray 3.English: post-medieval variant of Wroe (see Wray ). Wroe may also have been used as a spelling of Roe .English: post-medieval variant of Row (or vice versa); see Rowe .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Crossing the Plains in 1851

    In Sarah Ann Roe Scott’s autobiography, she stated that “those that didn’t come to the mountains in those days do not know what it is like to travel over the plains in wagons drawn by oxen and pass …

    Sources (52)

    • Sarah A. Scott, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Sarah Anna Humfrey in entry for Mary Emma Harding, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah Humphreys in household of Andrew Scott, "United States Census, 1850"

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