Sarah Anne Sheperson Cooke

16 August 1851–29 April 1929 (Age 77)
Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Anne Sheperson

When Sarah Anne Sheperson Cooke was born on 16 August 1851, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, her father, William Sutton Cooke, was 24 and her mother, Lucy Rutledge, was 24. She married Andrew A. Lane on 9 December 1871, in Dutch Flat, Placer, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Placer, California, United States in 1880 and Washoe, Nevada, United States in 1920. She died on 29 April 1929, in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 77.

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Family Time Line

Andrew A. Lane
Sarah Anne Sheperson Cooke
Marriage: 9 December 1871
William Willis Lane
Earnest Andrew Lane
Ruth Rutledge Lane

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 December 1871Dutch Flat, Placer, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 5
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 6
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: variant of Cook .History: Francis Cooke (died 1663) and his eldest son John were passengers on the Mayflower in 1621; they were joined two years later by Francis's wife and other children. In the words of William Bradford, he lived long enough ‘to see his children's children have children’.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Sarah Lane in household of Andrew Lane, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Sarah A. Cooke, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Sarah A Lane in household of Andrew Lane, "United States Census, 1910"

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