Sarah Downing Foster

October 11, 1819–January 17, 1897

Born at Uwchlan, Chester County, Pennsylvania; daughter of Elizabeth Beidler and Joseph Downing. Died at St. George, Washington County, Utah. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Sarah Foster,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971 (closed to research), CHL. Temple Records Index Bureau of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register, 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846 (Salt Lake City: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 72. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Mar. 2016), Sarah Downing KWJY-PJQ . Milton V. Backman, Jr., comp., A Profile of Latter-day Saints of Kirtland, Ohio, and Members of Zion’s Camp, 1830–1839: Vital Statistics and Sources, 2nd ed. (Provo, UT: Department of Church History and Doctrine and Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1983), 26. 1880 U.S. census, St. George, Washington Co., Utah Territory, p. 19C, Sarah D. Foster, NARA. “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (, accessed Jan. 2013), Sarah D. Foster.