Sarah Williams

29 November 1835–30 November 1909 (Age 74)
Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Williams was born on 29 November 1835, in Denbigh, Denbighshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Rees "Rice" Williams, was 34 and her mother, Leah Jones, was 31. She married William Henry Waylett on 11 February 1853, in At Sea. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1853. She died on 30 November 1909, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Waylett
Sarah Williams
Marriage: 11 February 1853
Leah Maria Waylett
William Henry Waylett
Matilda Ann Waylett
Noel Byron Waylett
Rees William Waylett
Ellen Marie Waylett
Deborah Mary Waylett
Sarah Abrigail Waylett
Margaret Mabel Waylett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 February 1853At Sea
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    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.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 16
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of William , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is also common in Wales. In North America, this surname has also absorbed some cognates from other languages, such as Dutch Willems . Williams is the third most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.History: This surname was brought to North America from southern England and Wales independently by many different bearers from the 17th century onward. Roger Williams, born in London in 1603, came to MA in 1630, but the clergyman was banished from the colony for his criticism of the Puritan government; he fled to RI and founded Providence.

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

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    Story Highlight

    !Crosses the ocean Jan 22, 1853, age 17. Address: W.S. Phillips. Crossed the plains as Sarah Waylett-aged 17 1853 22 Sep 1853-Journal History, p. 113. She received her patriarchal blessing 22 Jan 1 …

    Sources (37)

    • Sarah Waylett in household of Wm H Waylett, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Unknown in entry for Noel Byron Waylett, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Sarah Waylett, "United States Census, 1900"

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