Sarah Sanderson

11 January 1798–5 June 1872 (Age 74)
Whetstone, Leicestershire, England

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Sanderson was born on 11 January 1798, in Whetstone, Leicestershire, England, her father, Timothy Sanderson, was 33 and her mother, Mary Kind, was 33. She married John Halford on 13 July 1818, in Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Leicester St Margaret, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 5 June 1872, in Marriott-Slaterville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Halford
Sarah Sanderson
Marriage: 13 July 1818
Dinah Halford
William Halford
George Halford
Eliza Halford
Mary Halford
John Halford
Charles Halford
Frances Halford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 July 1818Leicester, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 2
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1801 · The Act of Union
    Age 3
    The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 21
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Sander (a short form of Alexander ) + -son. Compare Sandison .

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

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    Sources (28)

    • Sarah Halford in household of John Halford, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Sarah Halford in household of John Halford, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sarah in entry for Charles Halford, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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