Sarah Ann Hovard

11 August 1847–11 November 1919 (Age 72)
Idbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Hovard was born on 11 August 1847, in Idbury, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Hovard or Holford, was 22 and her mother, Ann Webb, was 22. She married John Davis on 22 October 1867, in Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Withington, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 11 November 1919, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Davis
1837–1899
Sarah Ann Hovard
1847–1919
Marriage: 22 October 1867
Edward John Davis
1869–1948
Albert Thomas Davis
1871–1958
Ann Mary Davis
1873–1909
Dina Davis
1875–1875
Elizabeth Maria Davis
1878–1958
Amy Kate
1883–1883
Jesse Stephen Davis
1885–1971
Bertha Irene Clara Davis
1886–1975
Hubert Oswald Davis
1888–1974

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 October 1867
Compton Abdale, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Hovard or Holford

    Male1824–1891Male

    Ann Webb

    Female1825–1869Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1847–1919Female

    William Thomas Holford

    Male1850–1850Male

    Henry Leonard Holford

    Male1851–1853Male

    John Lamborough Hovard

    Male1854–1926Male

    Richard Percival Hovard

    Male1856–1912Male

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World Events (8)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 7

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
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

French: unexplained. This name occurs almost exclusively in LA.

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

Story Highlight

Conversion of the Davis Family to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Excerpt from the Life Story of Sarah Ann Hovard Davis Taken from the writings of her children Tom, Irene, Hubert, and Steve and compiled by Elva Peterson Hackwell A Latter Day Saint missionary named …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Ann Hovard, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Sarah A Davis in household of John Davis, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Sarah Ann Davis in household of John Davis, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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