Sarah Edith Wight

19 October 1906–2 February 2008 (Age 101)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life of Sarah Edith

When Sarah Edith Wight was born on 19 October 1906, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Jesse Lowen Wight, was 25 and her mother, Helen Mable Hansen, was 21. She married William Bowthorpe Baxter on 11 August 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Union Election Precinct 1, Union, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 2 February 2008, in Union, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 101, and was buried in Union, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Bowthorpe Baxter
1906–1989
Sarah Edith Wight
1906–2008
Marriage: 11 August 1927
Bryce Wight Baxter
1928–1983
Kendall Wight Baxter
1932–2021

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 August 1927
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(2)

    Bryce Wight Baxter

    Male1928–1983Male

    Kendall Wight Baxter

    Male1932–2021Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1914 · Hotel Brigham Built

Age 8

Constructed in two phases, 1914 and 1924, Hotel Brigham was originally built to house transient railroad workers.
1933 · Sons of Utah Pioneers

Age 27

Like the Daughters of Utah Pioneers, The National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers is an organization dedicated to preserving the legacy and studying the history of the Latter-day Saints Pioneers of Utah and the West. The organization is open to All good men of every age and circumstance who have an interest in the early Utah Pioneers. It is not necessary to have pioneer ancestry to join.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: nickname from Middle English wiht, wight ‘nimble’, ‘strong’.

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

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Story Highlight

Great Moms

My mother (Sarah Edith Wight Baxter) lost her mother (Helen Mable Hansen Wight) when she was 12 years old. For the rest of her life she loved and missed her mom. I always felt so blessed that Mom had …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Edith Wight Baxter in household of William Bowthorpe Baxter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sarah Edith Wight Baxter in household of William Bowthorpe Baxter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Edith Wight Baxter in household of William B Baxter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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