Sarah Elizabeth McArthur

Female28 February 1827–7 August 1908

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth McArthur was born on 28 February 1827, in Holland, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Duncan McArthur, was 30 and her mother, Susan McKeen, was 25. She married Thomas Eldridge Fuller on 26 January 1846, in Nauvoo Illinois Temple, Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839 and Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1850. She died on 7 August 1908, in Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Mount Pleasant City Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucius Nelson Scovil
Sarah Elizabeth McArthur
Marriage: 28 October 1857
Julia Scovil
Amasa Nelson Scovil
Sarah Luella Scovil

Sources (59)

  • Sarah Scovil, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Fuller, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Sarah Libey Mcarthur in entry for Amasa Scovil, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 October 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

    Age 12

    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.


    Age 22

    Historical Boundaries: 1849: Mexican Cession, United States 1850: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

    Name Meaning

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Artair, ‘son of Arthur’ (see Arthur ).

    History: Clan Arthur is a Highland Scottish clan traditionally associated with lands on the northern shores of Loch Awe. In 1427 the chief of the clan was one of several Highland chiefs executed for treason by King James I; it is said that the clan never recovered. As a matter of fact, there were several different Highland families and septs of other clans bearing the name Mac Artair.

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

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    Story Highlight


    DUNCAN MCARTHUR - 1796-1864 by Annie McArthur Jennings, a great-granddaughter Duncan McArthur was born the eleventh child of the twelve children of John McArthur and Margaret Aiken McArthur. He was …

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