Sarah Harris

25 November 1805–26 September 1892 (Age 86)
Shoreditch, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Harris was born on 25 November 1805, in Shoreditch, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Harris, was 25 and her mother, Charlotte Jane Allgrove, was 20. She married George Smith on 10 July 1831, in London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1860 and Chelsea, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 26 September 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Smith
Sarah Harris
Marriage: 10 July 1831
Charles Argall Smith
Sarah Ann Smith
Sara Ann Smith
Sarah Elizabeth Smith
Sophia Smith
George Smith Jr.
Annie Leona Smith
George Smith
Emilie Smith

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1831London, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 3
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    Age 25
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    English (southern England and south Wales): from the personal name Harry + genitival -s. This surname is also established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. However, in some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, Harris can be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha. This surname is also very common among African Americans.American shortened and altered form of Greek surnames begining with Cha(r)-, such as Chasandrinos (variant of Kassandrinos, a habitational name from the Kassandra peninsula of Chalkidiki), and various patronymics from the personal name Charalampos (see Charos ). In North America, the surname Harris may possibly also originate from a transferred use of the Greek personal (given) name Charis or Harris (shortened forms of Charalampos) as a surname (i.e. as a replacement of the original surname).Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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    Sarah Darling Ross

    Sarah is the oldest child of James Darling Ross and Sarah Elizabeth Smith. Born on the 20th of January, 1858, she was just two years old when her family boarded the ship Underwriter. They departed …

    Sources (57)

    • Sarah Smith in household of George Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah Smith in entry for Emily S Clowes, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Sarah A Smith in household of Chas A Smith, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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