Sarah Jane Bryant

8 August 1824–13 November 1863 (Age 39)
Rolvenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Bryant was born on 8 August 1824, in Rolvenden, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Charles Bryant, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Stapley, was 20. She married Reuben Kendall Gates on 6 June 1855, in Nevada, San Bernardino, California, United States. She immigrated to New South Wales, Australia in 1838 and lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 13 November 1863, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reuben Kendall Gates
1817–1890
Sarah Jane Bryant
1824–1863
Marriage: 6 June 1855

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 June 1855Nevada, San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1829
    Age 5
    Australia is claimed as British territory.
    1830
    Age 6
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1837
    Age 13
    George Grey explores Western Australia.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): from the Celtic personal name Brian (from brigo- ‘high’ + the suffix -ant-), with excrescent -t. Breton bearers of this name were among the Normans who invaded England in 1066. They went on to settle in Ireland in the 12th century, where the name mingled with the native Irish form Briain (see O'Brien ). The latter had also been borrowed, as Brján, by the Vikings, who introduced it independently into northwestern England before the Norman Conquest.Breton: very rare variant of Briant (see Briand ) and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.History: The American poet William Cullen Bryant (1794–1878) came of a New England family, being descended from Stephen Bryant, who had settled in Plymouth Colony in 1632.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Brian
    Bryan
    Briant
    Bryon

    Sources (3)

    • Sarah J Gates in household of Reuben Gates, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Jane Bryant, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
    • Sarah Jane Bryant Gates, "Find A Grave Index"

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