Sarah Ann Ashton

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Ashton was born on 26 August 1856, in Nebraska, United States, her father, William Ashton, was 34 and her mother, Sarah Ann Barlow, was 34. She died on 11 September 1856, in her hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ashton
1822–1891
Sarah Ann Barlow
1822–1856
Betsy Ashton
1844–1856
Sarah Ellen Ashton
1846–1912
Esther Ashton
1847–1847
Mary Ann Ashton
1851–1869
Elizabeth Ann Ashton
1853–1856
Sarah Ann Ashton
1856–1856

Sources (5)

  • Sarah Ann Ashton Jr, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Ann Ashton, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
  • Life Historyand Writings of John Jaques: Including a Diary of the Martin Handcart Company

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of numerous places so called, especially Ashton-under-Lyne near Manchester. Most are named from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + tūn ‘settlement’; the one in Northamptonshire is (æt thǣm) æscum ‘(at the) ash trees’. Others have been assimilated to this from different sources. The one in Devon is ‘the settlement (tūn) of Æschere’, while the one in Hertfordshire is ‘the settlement of Ælli’.

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

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The Deaths of Elizabeth, Betsy, Baby Sarah and Sarah Ann Barlow Ashton; 1856 Martin Handcart Company

The Book, "Our Pioneer Heritage" published by Daughters of the Utah Pioneers in 1973 and compiled by Kate Carter, reports on the death of Betsey. It includes a sentence about the death of Elizabeth As …

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