Sarah Jane Rogers

30 November 1857–23 March 1948 (Age 90)
Burns Township, Henry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Rogers was born on 30 November 1857, in Burns Township, Henry, Illinois, United States, her father, Jacob Getchell Rogers, was 26 and her mother, Harriet Sophorana Davidson, was 25. She married Wareham Timothy Gibbs on 5 June 1873, in Henry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Elk Creek, Johnson, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Todd Creek Township, Johnson, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years. She died on 23 March 1948, in Tecumseh, Johnson, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Tecumseh, Johnson, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wareham Timothy Gibbs
Sarah Jane Rogers
Marriage: 5 June 1873
Elra Jacob Gibbs
Edna Lucy Gibbs
Ezra Getchell Gibbs

Spouse and Children

5 June 1873
Henry, Illinois, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Getchell Rogers


    Harriet Sophorana Davidson




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World Events (8)

1858 · A House Divided

Age 1

Abraham Lincoln's goal was to be different than the previous Senators of Illinois and voice his opinion in how he saw the State and the United States start to drift apart in the different ideology on what was right and what was wrong. Even though it would become an unsuccessful campaign strategy to win the senate seat, to this day it is one of the most famous speeches of US politics.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Roger .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah J Gibbs in household of Warham T Gibbs, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Gibbs in household of W F Gibbs, "Nebraska State Census, 1885"
  • Sarah J Gibbs in household of Warehan T Gibbs, "United States Census, 1880"

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