Sarah Elizabeth Luce

11 September 1828–29 March 1909 (Age 80)
Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Luce was born on 11 September 1828, in Vinalhaven, Knox, Maine, United States, her father, Stephen Grant Luce, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Wheeler, was 27. She married William Adams Hickman on 30 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. She lived in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States in 1880 and Circleville, Piute, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 29 March 1909, in Junction, Piute, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Kanab City Cemetery, Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Albert Beebe
Sarah Elizabeth Luce
Marriage: 10 July 1853
Wilford Albert Beebe
Albert Beebe
Mary Loraina Beebe
Elizabeth Beebe
John Willard Beebe
Agnes Cordelia Beebe
Gilbert Reed Beebe
George Martin Beebe
Mignonette Beebe

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 July 1853Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    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.
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 11
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    1850 · Tornado Finishes off the Temple
    Age 22
    On May 27, 1850, a tornado came through Nauvoo and took the remaining outer walls of the temple. It was the most frightful thing the city had witnessed. Not just a tornado but also lightening, thunder, wind, hail and rain assailed the spot. Over time what was not destroyed by the storm crumbled until only a small amount was left.

    Name Meaning

    English:from the Old French and Middle English female personal name Luce, Lucy, from Latin Lucia .habitational name from Lucé (Orne), transported to England by the Normans.

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

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    William Albert Beebe

    WILLIAM ALBERT BEEBE 1813-1884 LOUISA B. NEWTON 1819-1866 William Albert Beebe is a direct descendant of John Beebe, Sr. born at Broughton, Northampshire, England, in 1577 and who sailed from England …

    Sources (63)

    • Sarah E Beebe in household of Wm A Beebe, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sarah E Beebe, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Sarah Luce in entry for Migonetta Beebe Dewey, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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