Lucy Marilla Wheaton

29 April 1831–1915 (Age 83)
Providence, Saratoga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lucy Marilla

When Lucy Marilla Wheaton was born on 29 April 1831, in Providence, Saratoga, New York, United States, her father, Orson Wheaton, was 43 and her mother, Polly Lane, was 38. She married William Henry Harrison Sagers on 10 June 1851, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1850 and Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States in 1880. She died in 1915, in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Rochester, Monroe, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Harrison Sagers
Lucy Marilla Wheaton
Marriage: 10 June 1851
William Orson Sagers
Diana Sagers
Asa Sagers
Anna Sagers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1851Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 5
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 32
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): variant of Whiddon .History: Robert Wheaton came from England to Rehoboth, MA, c. 1636.

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Lucy Wheaton in household of Harrison Sagers, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lucy Wheaton in entry for Asa Sagus and Rose Roberts, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • Lucy in entry for Asa Sagers, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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