Sarah Ann Pearson

13 October 1839–15 January 1926 (Age 86)
Oaksey, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Pearson was born on 13 October 1839, in Oaksey, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joshua Pearson, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Ann Jeffcott, was 25. She married Edward Frederick Munn on 13 August 1859, in Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in West Point Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and West Point, Davis, Utah, United States in 1910. In 1880, at the age of 41, her occupation is listed as keeping house in Davis, Utah, United States. She died on 15 January 1926, in Hooper, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in West Point, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Frederick Munn
Sarah Ann Pearson
Marriage: 13 August 1859
Edward Frederick Munn Jr.
Sarah Ann Munn
Joseph Munn
Eli Munn
Joshua Richard Munn
Charles Cause Munn
Angelina " Angie" Munn
William Munn
Francis Elizabeth Munn
Thomas Payne Munn
Robert Ingersol Munn
Olive Grace Munn

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 August 1859Scottsbluff, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 11
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Per(e) or Piers (see Pear and Pierce ) + son. The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries. Compare Peerson .Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames.

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

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    Story Highlight

    George Rowley Company

    8th handcart company. 235 individuals, 60 handcarts, and 8 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Florence, Nebraska (now Omaha). DEPARTURE 7-10 June 1859 ARR …

    Sources (30)

    • Sarah Pearson in household of Sarah Pearson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sarah Ann Pearson in entry for Anglin Lund Russel, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah Pearson in household of Joshua Pearson, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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