Sarah Ellen Smithies

5 July 1847–23 January 1917 (Age 69)
Platte River, Saunders, Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Smithies was born on 5 July 1847, in Platte River, Saunders, Nebraska, United States, her father, James Smithies, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Ann Knowles, was 37. She married Ephraim Scott on 9 November 1867, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 23 January 1917, in Menan, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Annis, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ephraim Scott
1842–1898
Sarah Ellen Smithies
1847–1917
Marriage: 9 November 1867
Sarah Melvina Scott
1868–1943
Elizabeth Scott
1869–1869
Mary Merinda Scott
1870–1926
Ann Eliza Scott
1872–1872
Ephraim Moroni Scott
1873–1942
James Heber Scott
1875–1946
John Robert Scott
1877–1950
Louisa Delia Scott
1879–1950
Isaac Clarence Scott
1881–1959
Alice May Scott
1884–1945
Josiah Alfonso Scott
1887–1944
Mabel Sophia Scott
1890–1961

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 November 1867Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1856
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1856: Calhoun, Nebraska Territory, United States* 1862: Saunders, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Saunders, Nebraska, United States *Calhoun renamed Saunders in 1862
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 19
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Smithey with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

    Possible Related Names

    Smithey
    Smithyes

    Story Highlight

    Sarah Ellen Smithies Scott-sister was 1st LDS born in Eng

    An event occurred in Kirtland, Ohio, on June 4, 1837, that was to have a great impact on the people of the distant land of Great Britain, for it was then that Heber C. Kimball was set apart to take th …

    Sources (62)

    • Sarah E Scott in household of Ephraim Scott, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah Ellen Scott, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Sarah E Scott, "United States Census, 1910"

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