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Sarah Elizabeth Spurgin Winter

March 31, 1803–December 18, 1868

Born in Rowan County, North Carolina; daughter of Lydia Brazelton and Jesse Spurgin. Died at Carson City, Ormsby County, Nevada; buried at Jacks Valley, Douglas County, Nevada. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Sarah Spurgin Winter,” 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: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1974), 144, Lydia Spurgin. “North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741–1868,” database, (, accessed Oct. 2013), Jesse Spurgin and Lydia Brasilton, Dec. 24, 1800; from An Index to Marriage Bonds Filed in the North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Division of Archives and History, Raleigh. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Mar. 2016), Sarah Elizabeth Spurgin KWVW-6RV . 1860 U.S. census, Shoal, Clinton Co., Missouri, p. 138, Sarah Winter, NARA. “Died,” True Latter Day Saints’ Herald, May 1, 1869, 288. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Oct. 2013), memorial no. 96462109, Sarah Elizabeth Spurgeon Winter; Jacks Valley Cemetery, NV.