Sarah McAffee

24 October 1846–23 June 1919 (Age 72)
Greenock West, Renfrewshire, Scotland

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah McAffee was born on 24 October 1846, in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Sharp McAffee, was 27 and her mother, Ann Lyons Thompson, was 20. She married John Ritchie on 1 January 1867, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Greenock West, Renfrewshire, Scotland in 1851 and Bonhill, Dunbartonshire, Scotland in 1861. She died on 23 June 1919, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Charleston Cemetery, Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ritchie
Sarah McAffee
Marriage: 1 January 1867
John McAffee Ritchie
Sarah Ann Ritchie
James Ritchie
Agnes Ritchie
Jane Ritchie
Mary Elizabeth Ritchie
Phoebe Ritchie
William McGhie Ritchie
Margaret Ritchie
David Ritchie
Ella Louisa Ritchie

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1867Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1847 · The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland is established.
    Age 1
    The United Presbyterian Church of Scotland was formed in 1847. For most of its existence the United Presbyterian Church was the third largest Presbyterian Church in Scotland and flourished in Scotland for 53 years. After being reunited with the Church of Scotland in 1929, it continues to bring relief to the local communities.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 20
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern Irish: variant of McAfee .

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

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    History of SAMUEL MACAFEE

    SAMUEL MACAFEE (Written by Lola T. Wells from notes given her by Melissa Bell and family and Samuel’s date …

    Sources (48)

    • Sarah Ritchie in household of John Ritchie, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Sarah Mcfea in entry for John W Stubbs and Ella Ritchie, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Sarah Mcphee Ritchie in entry for John Ritchie, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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