Sarah Passey

Female24 June 1818–3 October 1881

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Passey was born on 24 June 1818, in Twyning, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Passey, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Showell, was 39. She married John Grimmett on 27 July 1847, in Ripple, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ripple, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 3 October 1881, in Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Lander, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Grimmett
Sarah Passey
Marriage: 27 July 1847
Emma Grimmett
Ann Grimmett
George Grimmett
Orson Grimmett
Rosina Grimmett
Hyrum Grimmett
Sarah Jane Grimmett
John Henry Grimmett

Sources (32)

  • Sarah Grimmett in household of John Grimmett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Emma Passey in entry for Annie Cunnington, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Sarah Grummer in household of John Grummer, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1847Ripple, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 1

    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. 


    Age 5

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 18

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pacey .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Hyrum Grimmett

    Autobiography of Hyrum Grimmett (unedited) Everyone has ancestors and it may be reasonably presumed that each of us has approximately an equal number of them. And if each of us could trace back his fo …

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