Sarah Ann Miles

9 March 1818–28 November 1851 (Age 33)
Salisbury Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Miles was born on 9 March 1818, in Salisbury Township, Gallia, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Miles, was 35 and her mother, Sally Seager, was 30. She married Chauncey Sellew on 7 July 1841, in Adams, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 28 November 1851, in Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Holladay Memorial Park, Holladay, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Milo Andrus
Sarah Ann Miles
Marriage: 1 January 1848
Milo Andrus Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1848Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 1
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 9
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 12
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Middle English (Old French) personal name Mile + genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, or from its other Old French form Miles, a derivative of ancient Germanic Milo, based on the element mil, from mel ‘good, generous’. The Old French oblique case form was Milon (see Milon 1). Compare Millen and Millson .English: variant, with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, of Myhill , from a vernacular form of the Biblical name Michael . Miles Coverdale, the translator of the Bible, when in Germany, called himself Michael Anglus (‘the Englishman’).Irish (Louth and Kilkenny): when not the same as 1 or 2, it is sometimes an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire, see Myles .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Crossing the Plains with Heber C. Kimball Company- Widow Smith's Miracle

    This account was written by Joseph F. Smith about their crossing the plains. Taken from J.F.S., "Recollections," Juvenile Instructor, 27 May 1871, 87-88; ibid., 10 June 1871, 91; ibid., 24 June 1841, …

    Sources (24)

    • Sally Ann Andrus in household of Milo Andrus, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sarah A Miles, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Sarah Ann Miles in entry for Milo Andrus, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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