Sarah Maria Cossett Mayfield Chaffin

June 2, 1815–August 2, 1891

Born at Mercer, Mercer County, Pennsylvania; daughter of Laura Hall and Epaphroditis S. Cossett. Died at Cedar City, Iron County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 1.2)


  1. [1] “Sarah Chaffin,” 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), 212. Juanita Doone, A Sketch of the Life of Lewis Rice Chaffin, Utah Pioneer of 1852 ([St. George], publisher not identified, 1936), [1]–[2]. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Sept. 2015), memorial no. 13588370, Sarah Maria Cossett Chaffin; Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, UT. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Feb. 2016), Sarah Maria Cossett KWJ1-RR6 . “Utah Cemeteries and Burials,” database, Utah Division of State History (, accessed Sept. 2015), Sarah M. Chaffin.