Sarah Ann Keysor (Hawkins) (1859 - 1919)

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Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Death: Died in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
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About Sarah Ann Keysor (Hawkins)

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Birth: Oct. 29, 1859 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Death: Jun. 21, 1919 Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA

Daughter of John Bennett Hawkins and Sarah Elizabeth Moulton

Married William George Keysor, 20 Mar 1889, Logan, Cache, Utah

Children: Sarah Ruth Keysor, Viola May Keysor, William Harold Keysor

Baptized in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints August, 1871, by Howard O. Spencer.

Her mother's family, emigrating from England, crossed the Atlantic in the ship "Horizon" and the plains in Capt. James G. Willie's handcart company in 1856. Her father was one of the early blacksmiths in Salt Lake City and also served as a guard in Echo Canyon before Johnston's army came into the Valley.

The family resided in the 14th Ward, Salt Lake City, for nearly twenty years. After moving to the 8th Ward (Salt Lake City) Sarah Ann became a member of the Relief Society in that Ward April 4, 1872, at the age of 13 years. In 1875 she was appointed assistant secretary of that society and in January, 1881, was chosen as secretary. She also served as organist for a number of years, or until she departed this life, always taking a great interest in Church work, ever ready to do her full duty at all times.

She had three children born to her, one of whom died in infancy. The remaining two are Sarah Ruth and William Harold; the latter married Florence Maria Evans of Union, Salt Lake county. At the time of her demise she had two living children and two grandchildren, William Cloris and Sarah Maria Keysor.

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  • John Bennett Hawkins (1825 - 1898)
  • Sarah Elizabeth Moulton Hawkins (1837 - 1885)
  • William George Keysor (1861 - 1930)*
  • Sarah Ruth Keysor (1892 - 1940)*
  • William Harold Keysor (1893 - 1957)*
  • Viola May Keysor (1902 - 1902)*

Burial: Salt Lake City Cemetery Salt Lake City Salt Lake County Utah, USA Plot: E_5_16_2_S2

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Sarah Keysor's Timeline

October 29, 1859
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
June 21, 1919
Age 59
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA