History: Sarah Elizabeth Harper

Sarah Elizabeth Harper was born in the covenant on 27 December 1874 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States to Charles Benjamin Harper, age 26, and Harriet Gibbons, age 23. She was the 2nd of 9 children, and the 1st of 5 daughters, born to the couple. Her older brother, Charles Benjamin, Jr. was born 25 May 1873, also in Pleasant Grove.

On 31 May 1877, when Sarah Elizabeth was 2 years old, her brother Jacob Ray was born in Pleasant Grove. Sadly he died when he was only 2 months 9 days old on 9 August 1877.

Harriet Rosabell, Sarah Elizabeth’s sister, was born when she was 4 years old on 16 February 1879 in Pleasant Grove.

When Sarah Elizabeth was 6 years old, her brother Abraham Lee was born on 17 October 1881 in Pleasant Grove.

Sarah Elizabeth was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints when she was 8 years old on 26 August 1883.

On 24 January 1884, when Sarah Elizabeth was 9 years old, her sister Grace Viola was born in Pleasant Grove. 

Harriet Rosabell died at the age of 4 on 10 February 1884 in Pleasant Grove. Sarah Elizabeth was 9 years old at the time.

When Sarah Elizabeth was 11 years old, her sister Margaret Rose was born on 23 April 1886 in Pleasant Grove.

On 9 December 1888, when Sarah Elizabeth was 13 years old, her brother Clifton Hyrum was born in Pleasant Grove.

Florence Thora, Sarah Elizabeth’s youngest sibling, was born when she was 17 years old on 26 February 1892 in Pleasant Grove.

Sarah Elizabeth completed her initiatory and endowment ordinances when she was 23 years old in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Salt Lake Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. She was also married and sealed for time and eternity to Elisha Mayhew Thomas at the same time. Elisha Thomas was 27 years old at the time

To Be Continued…

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