Sarah Jane Green

5 June 1842–15 May 1916 (Age 73)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

Sarah Jane Green was born on 5 June 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. She married Daniel Wilbur Oakey on 1 February 1861, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1851 and lived in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States in 1900. She died on 15 May 1916, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Wilbur Oakey
Sarah Jane Green
Marriage: 1 February 1861
Sarah Jane Oakey
Rhoda Elizabeth Oakey
James Henry Oakey
Daniel Wilbur Okey
Minnie Louise Oakey
William Edward Oakey
Shipton Orchard Oakey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 February 1861American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or was young or immature, or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green (Middle English grene, a transferred use of the color term). This is one of the most common and widespread of English surnames. In North America it has assimilated cognates from other languages, notably German Grün (see Gruen ) and Dutch Groen ; compare 7 below. This surname is also very common among African Americans.English: alternatively, from a Middle English personal name Grene.Irish: adopted for Ó hUainín ‘descendant of Uainín’, a personal name from a pet form of uaine ‘green’, see Honan .

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

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    History and Notes of Sarah Jane Green

    History and Notes of Sarah Jane Green This part of the history was by Keith Fisher (3rd great grandson) She was born 5 June 1842, during the "Camelot" days of Nauvoo. If one could compare those two …

    Sources (28)

    • Sarah O Key in household of Daniel O Key, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah June Eddy, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah J Eddy in household of William Eddy, "United States Census, 1900"

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