Sarah Ann Libby

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Libby was born on 7 May 1818, in Ossipee, Carroll, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Nathaniel Libby, was 27 and her mother, Tirzah Lord, was 23. She married George Albert Smith on 20 November 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 12 June 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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George Albert Smith
Sarah Ann Libby
Marriage: 20 November 1845
John Henry Smith

Sources (19)

  • Sarah Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • SARAH ANN SMITH, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Sarah Ann Libby in entry for John Henry Smith, "Utah, Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, 1847-1868"

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 


Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

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.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Devon): from the Middle English female personal names Libbe, Libby, or Lebby, probably pet forms of Elizabeth and perhaps also of its cognate Isabel .

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

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Written by Charles’ daughter, Zora Smith Jarvis Charles Warren Smith, was the son of George Albert Smith, who was born on the 26th June, 1817 in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York. His …

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