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Sarah (Sally) Waterman Phelps

July 24, 1797–January 2, 1874

Born at Franklin, Delaware County, New York; daughter of Jerusha Case and David Bassett Waterman. Died at Salt Lake City. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] 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), 1, Sally Phelps. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Sept. 2014), Sally (Stella) Waterman KWJT-SNW . Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Nauvoo Temple, Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845, Sarah Phelps, Sept. 14, 1842; FHL microfilm 0485753, FHL. 1860 U.S. census, Great Salt Lake City 14th Ward, Great Salt Lake Co., Utah Territory, p. 50, Sally Philps, NARA. “Utah Death Registers, 1847–1966,” p. 119 (1874), Sally W. Phelps; database and images, (, accessed Sept. 2014); citing series 21866, from Utah Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Utah State Archives and Records Service, Salt Lake City. “Fatal Accident,” Salt Lake Daily Herald, Jan. 4, 1874, 3. Find a Grave, database and images (, accessed Sept. 2014), memorial no. 18255116, Stella Waterman Phelps; Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, UT.