Sabra Barnum (Wixon) (1793 - 1890)

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Birthplace: Dennis, Barnstable, MA, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
Managed by: Elwin C Nickerson
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About Sabra Barnum (Wixon)

Added by Elwin C. Nickerson About This Ancestor: Mormon Pioneer / LDS Church Documents- Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Eldredge, Sabra Wixom

Birth Date: 5 July 1794 Death Date: 2 Dec. 1882 Gender: Female Age: 52 Company: Abraham O. Smoot - George B. Wallace Company (1847)

Pioneer Information: Her given name is "Sarah" on the roster.

Sources: "Died," Deseret News [Weekly], 6 Dec. 1882, 736. Source Locations Camp of Israel schedules and reports, 1845-1849. Source Locations George Benjamin Wallace Emigrating Company, Journal 1847 June-Sept. Read Trail Excerpt Source Locations Journal History, 21 June 1847, p. 39 Source Locations Record of Deaths in Salt Lake City, 1848-1890

   ID: I0982
   Name: Sabra Wixom
   Sex: F
   Birth: 5 JUL 1793 in Dennis, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Death: in Salt Lake City, Utah
   Note:
   Sabra and Isaiah Joined the church in 1846. She proceeded on with her husbands nephew and his family to Salt Lake City and was among the first pioneers there and endured the hardships that they all faced.
   Reference: Card of Patriarcal Blessisngs, Early Church Records. sabra Eldredge born 5July 1794, father, Burna Wixom, mother, Jerusha. Blessing 16June1847 at Winter Quarters, Nebraska, by Patriarch John Smith. (Patriarcal Blessings Vol 10 p. 318).
   Reference: Early Church Information File. 15 April 1859, Relief Society of 6th Ward, S.L.C. Sabra Savage, weaver, Wife of Levi Savage. She was a part of his family in the Old 6th Ward records of Salt Lake City with his 3 other wives.
   About her 2nd Marriage to Levi Savage (Sr), farmer, she was sealed to him 9 April1851 and then again 18 Feb 1855. Levi Savage died (84 yrs old) at Willard City, Box Elder County, Utah, 1874.
   She was sealed to her first husband, Isaiah Eldredge, 21 Nov 1863.
   About her 3rd Marriage to Charles David Barnum, a carpenter, was for time only. He died (94 yrs old) Salt Lake City, 1894.
   Another birth date given for her was 5 June 1793.
   Father: Barnabus Wixom b: 28 FEB 1766 in Yarmouth, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Mother: Jerusha Chase b: ABT. 1776 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Marriage 1 Isaiah Eldredge b: 2 FEB 1788 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Married: 9 JAN 1812
   Children
   Sabina\Sabrina Eldredge b: 26 SEP 1812 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Isaiah (Jr) Eldredge b: 11 JUL 1814 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Josiah Crocker Eldredge b: 24 APR 1816 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Barnabus Wixon Eldredge b: 29 DEC 1817 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Jerusha Chase Eldredge b: 15 JUL 1819 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Nehemiah William Eldredge b: 1 MAR 1821 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Ezra Wixon Eldredge b: 1 MAR 1821 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Freeman Wixon Eldredge b: 6 OCT 1826 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   William Kelley Eldredge b: 28 DEC 1828 in Harwich, Barnstable County, Mass.
   Marriage 2 Levi Savage b: 25 AUG 1790 in Hebron, Washington Co. New York
   Married: 1851
   Marriage 3 Charles David Barnum b: ABT. 1800
   Married: AFT. 1874                                                            /ECN/
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Sabra Barnum's Timeline

1793
July 5, 1793
Dennis, Barnstable, MA, USA
1812
January 9, 1812
Age 18
Dennis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
September 26, 1812
Age 19
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1814
July 11, 1814
Age 21
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1816
April 24, 1816
Age 22
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1817
December 29, 1817
Age 24
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1819
July 15, 1819
Age 26
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1821
March 1, 1821
Age 27
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1822
March 1, 1822
Age 28
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA
1826
October 6, 1826
Age 33
Harwich, Barnstable, MA, USA