Sarah Dinsdale

29 July 1842–February 1920 (Age 77)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Dinsdale was born on 29 July 1842, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Owen D. Dinsdale, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Middleton, was 23. She married Richard Miller Smith on 7 January 1859, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Salinas, Monterey, California, United States in 1870. She died in February 1920, in Woodland, Yolo, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Woodland, Yolo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Richard Miller Smith
Sarah Dinsdale
Marriage: 7 January 1859
Sarah E. Smith
Mary Jane Smith
Lucy Ann Smith
Rose Anna Smith
Peggy Jeanetta Smith
Margaret E Smith
Richard Owen Smith
Martha Olive Smith
Oda May Smith
Ivy Pearl Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1859Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 5
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 21
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from Over Dinsdale (North Yorkshire) or Low Dinsdale (Durham), which stand on opposite sides of the Tees river. The name arises from Old English Dīctūneshalh ‘nook, recess (Old English halh) belonging to Deighton ’.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Sarah Smith in household of Richard Smith, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sarah Smith in household of Richard Smith, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Smith Farnham - Published information: birth-name: Sarah Smith Farnham

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