Sarah Jane McKinney

30 October 1838–7 March 1915 (Age 76)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane McKinney was born on 30 October 1838, in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Hugh McKinney, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Ann Lehman, was 35. She married Henry William Hales on 11 January 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 7 March 1915, in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry William Hales
Sarah Jane McKinney
Marriage: 11 January 1857
Sarah Jane Hales
Charles Henry Hales
Hugh Hales
Joseph William Hales
Jacob Lehman Hales
Albert Hales
Mary Ann Hales
Matilda Hales
Martha Elizabeth Hales
George Alvin Hales
Lillie May Hales
John Smith Hales
Horace Franklin Hales
Roy Hales
Ira Hales

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 1
    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.
    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 23
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha or Mac Cionaoith ‘son of ç’, an early Gaelic personal name popular from the ninth century and possibly derived from Pictish.Irish (northern): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnigh ‘son of Coinneach’, an Old Irish personal name, borne by a Christian saint and Anglicized in Ireland as Canice, which was treated in Scotland as equivalent to Kenneth . This surname was usually Anglicized in Scotland as McKenzie , but is otherwise hard to distinguish from sense 1 above.

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

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    SARAH JANE MCKINNEY HALES 1838-1909 Sarah Jane McKinney was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania October 30, 1838 to Sarah Ann Lehman and Hugh McKinney. She was the fourth child of seven, three older b …

    Sources (36)

    • R. T. Mckinley in entry for Chas. S. Mckinley, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Births, 1860-1906"
    • Sarah J Hales, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Sarah Mckennie in entry for Horace Franklin Hales, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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