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Sarah Jane Goff Blackburn

March 22, 1831–December 28, 1891

1 Born in Howard County, Missouri; daughter of Mary Elizabeth Kimbrough and James Goff. 2 Moved to Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, 1840, and to what became Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, 1846. 3 Married Elias Hicks Blackburn, 1847; seven children. 4 Migrated to the Salt Lake Valley, 1849; settled at Provo, Utah County, Utah Territory. 5 Appointed secretary and treasurer of the Relief Society at Provo, circa 1856. 6 Relocated to Minersville, Beaver County, Utah Territory, before 1870; later moved to Loa, Piute County, Utah Territory. 7 Served as the secretary in the Fremont Ward Relief Society. 8 Died at Loa. 9 (See Document 2.4)

Footnotes

  1. [1] “Deaths,” Deseret News [weekly], Feb. 20, 1892, 304. Temple Records Index Bureau, “Nauvoo Endowment Register,” data card for Sarah Jane Goff, FHL microfilm 1262939, FHL.
  2. [2] “Ancestral File,” database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org, accessed Aug. 2014), Sarah Jane Goff (1C20-9J).
  3. [3] “Deaths,” 304.
  4. [4] “Deaths,” 304. “Ancestral File,” database, FamilySearch (http://www.familysearch.org, accessed Aug. 2014), Sarah Jane Goff (1C20-9J) and Elias Hicks Blackburn (1C20-8C).
  5. [5] “Deaths,” 304. “Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel,” database, 1847–1868, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel (http://history.lds.org/overlandtravels, accessed Apr. 2014), Sarah Jane Goff Blackburn.
  6. [6] Lucy Meserve Smith, “Historical Sketches of My Great Grandfathers,” microfilm, CHL.
  7. [7] 1870 U.S. census, Minersville, Beaver Co., Utah Territory, p. 1, Sarah Blackburn; from NARA microfilm publication M593, roll 1610. 1880 U.S. census, Fremont, Piute Co., Utah Territory, p. 1, Sarah J. Blackburn; from NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 1336; digital images from Ancestry.com (http://ancestry.com, accessed Aug. 2014).
  8. [8] S.J. Blackburn, “Loa; Piute Co.” in “R.S., Y.L.M.I.A. & P.A. Reports,” Woman’s Exponent 14, no. 9 (Oct. 1, 1885): 70. Juliette Blackburn, “Honor to Whom It Is Due,” Woman’s Exponent 15, no. 22 (Apr. 15, 1887): 171.
  9. [9] “Deaths,” 304. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed Dec. 29, 2015), Sarah Jane Goff (KWVS=G3K ).