Sarah Porcher

1 September 1836–22 May 1913 (Age 76)
Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Porcher was born on 1 September 1836, in Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, James Porcher, was 39 and her mother, Sophia Turner Adams, was 32. She married Frederick Houghton on 24 November 1859. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Upwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 3 years. She died on 22 May 1913, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Houghton
1836–1897
Sarah Porcher
1836–1913
Marriage: 24 November 1859
Orson Lorenzo Adams Houghton
1861–1936
George Frederick Houghton
1861–1937
Amelia Sophia Porcher Houghton
1862–1913
Letisha A. I. Houghton
1864–1865
William Henry Ingles Houghton
1865–1897
Albert A J Houghton
1867–1867
Sarah Ann Houghton
1867–1934
John Alma Evans Houghton
1868–1940
Hattie May Maria Houghton
1872–1945
Frank Mathew Joseph Houghton
1874–1934

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1859
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 7
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    French and English: occupational name for a swineherd, from Old French, Middle English porch(i)er, an agent derivative of Old French porc ‘pig’.History: This surname is listed in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors and also in the similar register of the Huguenot Society of South Carolina.

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

    Sources (49)

    • Sarah Porcher in household of James Porcher, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Sarah in entry for Leteta A I Houghton, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Sarah Porcher in household of James Porcher, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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