Sarah Witt

Female 1785 - 1858  (72 years)


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  • Name Sarah Witt 
    Born 17 Sep 1785  Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Baptized (LDS) 6 Apr 1830 
    Endowed (LDS) 5 Jan 1846  NAUVO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1858  Gilroy, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Nauvoo Land and Records 26056  Three or More Nauvoo Sources Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Gilroy, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I134865  Early Latter-day Saints
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2015 

    Family Orrin Rockwell,   b. 25 Apr 1784, Coventry, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1839, Commerce (Nauvoo), Hancock, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1809  Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Orrin Porter Rockwell,   b. 28 Jun 1813, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1878, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Alvira M. Rockwell,   b. 7 Oct 1820, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Merit Rockwell,   b. 26 Jul 1821, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jul 1859, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     4. Horace Rockwell,   b. 30 Apr 1825, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1893, Gilroy, Santa Clara, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     5. Mary Rockwell,   b. 27 Jul 1826, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1900, Gilroy, Santa Clara, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F30098  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • FAMILY GROUP RECORD BY NAUVOO LAND AND RECORDS

      PROPERTY:
      Nauvoo: Block 25, Lot 1
      The Residents of the City of Nauvoo as Defined by Tax Records, 1839-1846; Elaine S. Layton; 1 page

      NAUVOO RECORDS:
      Relief Society Handbook, Members of the Nauvoo Relief Society as taken from the minutes of the meetings held in Nauvoo;
      Nauvoo Relief Society Minute Book, 17 March 1842-16 March 1844; page 87
      Women of the Nauvoo Relief Society; Maurine C. Ward, Mormon Historical Studies, 2002, Vol 3, Number 1, page 177
      Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register; Genealogical Society of Utah, 1924; page 103
      Members LDS, 1830-1848, Susan Easton Black, Vol 47 pages 197-198
      Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, Nauvoo; Black, Black; Vol pages 3115 - 3124
      Early Mormon Records, Nauvoo, Lyman D Platt Index, 1980, Vol 1; 1842 Census of Nauvoo; page 13 scan 19
      Early Nauvoo Members Political Records, 1st - 4th Civil Wards; page 58

      HISTORIES:
      Mormon Redress Petition; Clark Johnson; pages 529-530
      Our Pioneer Heritage; Daughters of the Utah Pioneers; Vol 15 page 378

      OTHER SOURCES:
      Early Branches of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 1830-1850; Lyman D. Platt; page 16
      1850 Pottawattamie County Census, H. Black; 1 page
      Internet Research:
      familysearch.org: family tree; 2 pages
      ancestry.com: Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988; List of Person - Names have been changed - Massachusetts,
      1780 - 1892 (explains Orrin DeWitt as name of grandson); 2 pages
      findagrave.com; 1 page




      VARIANTS:
      Name: Sara Jane
      Birth date: 9 Sept 1785
      Marriage date: 1811
      Spouse's name: Orin, Oren

      PARENTS:
      Father: Ivory Witt
      Mother: Abigal Montague

      CHILDREN: (not in Nauvoo Land and Records Database)
      Caroline Rockwell (1814)
      Peter Rockwell (1815)
      Electa Rockwell (1816)

      BURIAL: Gavilian Hills Memorial Park and Catholic Cemetery, Gilroy, Santa Clara County, California, USA