Sarah Ethel Logan

9 July 1887–1964 (Age 76)
Quitman, Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sarah Ethel

When Sarah Ethel Logan was born on 9 July 1887, in Quitman, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, her father, Hiram Logan, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Virginia Albright, was 35. She married Alexander Johnson Wells on 28 July 1908, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States. She lived in Nodaway Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Monroe Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1930. She died in 1964, in Nodaway, Missouri, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Skidmore, Nodaway, Missouri, United States.

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Alexander Johnson Wells
Sarah Ethel Logan
Marriage: 28 July 1908

Spouse and Children

28 July 1908
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Hiram Logan


    Sarah Virginia Albright




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from any of the places in Scotland so called, principally that near Auchinleck. They all get their names from Gaelic lagan, a diminutive of lag ‘hollow’.2 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leocháin ‘descendant of Leochán’ (earlier spelled Lothchán), a personal name of unexplained origin.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel S Wells in household of Alexander J Wells, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Logan in household of Hiram Logan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ethel Logan, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

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