Sarah Emily Heninger

1 September 1858–25 February 1918 (Age 59)
Burkes Garden, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Emily

When Sarah Emily Heninger was born on 1 September 1858, in Burkes Garden, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, James Preston Heninger, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Ann Wynn, was 24. She married William Bailey Lake Jr. on 22 November 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1858. She died on 25 February 1918, in Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

Photos & Memories (14)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

William Bailey Lake Jr.
Sarah Emily Heninger
Marriage: 22 November 1883
Master Walter Lake
Wealthy Lake
James Morgan Lake Sr
Infant George William Lake
Lisle Loraine Lake
Horace Cowley Lake

Spouse and Children

22 November 1883
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 3

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 17

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Henninger .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Hennigen in household of J P Hennigen, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah E Lake in household of William Bailey Lake, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Sarah E Lake in household of William Lake, "United States Census, 1900"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.