Sarah Jane Smith Burkett

January 5, 1787– , 1846

Born at Taneytown, Frederick County, Maryland; daughter of Catharine Best and John Smith. Died at Augusta, Des Moines County, Iowa. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Sarah Burkett,” Patriarchal Blessing Index, 1833–1971, reel 19 (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), 43. George Burket, Autobiography, ca. 1871, p. 1, CHL. Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845 (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University Press, 2002), 1:588–590. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed July 2015), Sarah Jane Smith KWJB-J7V . “Sarah Smith Burkett,” in Nauvoo Restoration, Inc., Early Residents Files, 1989–1990, CHL. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed July 2015), memorial no. 42587712, Sarah Jane Smith Burkett; Augusta Cemetery, Augusta, IA.