Sarah Potts

14 June 1838–26 May 1909 (Age 70)
Sunderland, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Potts was born on 14 June 1838, in Sunderland, Durham, England, her father, Thomas Potts Jr., was 57 and her mother, Eliza Bailey, was 40. She married John Reed Blanchard Sr. on 8 March 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Alverstoke, Hampshire, England in 1841 and Alverstoke, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 26 May 1909, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Josiah Hendricks
Sarah Potts
Marriage: 24 July 1860
Rebecca Dorris Hendricks
Druscilla Hendricks
Josiah Hendricks
Alonzo Hendricks
Albert Hendricks
James Hendricks
Moses Hendricks
Mary Ann Hendricks
Katherine Hendricks
Samuel Hendricks

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1860Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    Earliest grave seen in memorial list
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 21
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pott , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s, in the former case denoting a Pot(t)'s son, relative or servant.Americanized form of German Botz .

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

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    Sarah Potts Blanchard (Hendricks)

    (Edited by Virginia Blanchard Petersen & her daughters, Susan Cashmore and Annette Petersen) Sarah Potts Blanchard Hendricks was born 14 June 1838 in Sunderland, Durham, England, one of five childre …

    Sources (58)

    • Potts in entry for Mary Ann Felt, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Sarah Potts in household of Eliza Potts, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sarah Ann Hendrix in entry for Allen J Brown and Henrietta Hendrix, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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