Minerva Sagers

5 June 1809–18 December 1851 (Age 42)
LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Minerva

When Minerva Sagers was born on 5 June 1809, in LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States, her father, John Sager, was 27 and her mother, Amy Sweet, was 17. She married Daniel Pratt Howard on 15 February 1827, in Hanover, Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 18 December 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Pleasant Grove City Cemetery, Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Eaton Jr
Minerva Sagers
Marriage: 28 April 1836
Minerva Lucinda Eaton
Joseph Orlando Beckwith Eaton
John Sagers Eaton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 April 1836Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1810 · Change of capital city
    Age 1
    Zanesville becomes the new state capital.
    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 12
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: from an agent derivative of Middle Dutch saghen ‘to saw’. This surname has died out in the Netherlands.

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

    Story Highlight

    Louise Howard Egbert Story regarding Ira and Minerva separation.

    Story taped in October 1995 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. My great grandma Minerva, I guess she was pretty mad. One time they were at a dance and Captain Howard just told Ira, "You know, I don't think you …

    Sources (42)

    • Minerva Rose in household of Ralph Rose, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Minerva Sagers, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Minerva Sagers - Published information: birth-name: Minerva Sagers

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