Sarah Robbins Bailey Brown
11 September 1837 - 9 October 1902

      Sarah was born on 11 Sep 1837 to John Cook Bailey and Ellen Jane Robbins in Staleybridge, Cheshire, England
      Sarah came with her family for the United States aboard the ship "Charles Buck", departing on 17 Jan 1855 from the port of Liverpool, England under the Church Leader Richard Ballantyne. On 14 Mar 1855 they arrived in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. The family members were:
            Bailey, Jane Ramsden [1800] Age: 55 Origin: Manchester
            Bailey, Mary A. [1830] Age: 25 Origin: Manchester
            Bailey, Sarah [1830] Age: 25 Origin: Manchester
            Bailey, Charles Ramsden [1838] Age: 17 Origin: Manchester Occ: Labourer
Source(s): British Mission Records, Book #1040, pp. 92-108 (FHL #025,690); US Customs #83 (FHL #200,181); Researched by Robert M. Holbrook

     After traveling upriver they arrived at the outfitting post at Mormon Grove (Near Atchison), Kansas. The Richard Ballantyne Company of 402 individuals and 45 wagons began its journey across the plains. They arrived in the Salt Lake Valley on September 25, 1855. Click here to learn more about her journey.

      Sarah met young Joshua Wood Brown who had traveled to Salt Lake earlier in the summer. Their acquaintance grew into love, and they were married on April 9, 1856 in Salt Lake.

Sarah Joshua

      They made their home first in Farmington, Davis County, Utah and after four years moved into Wellsville, Cache County, Utah permanently where their children were born and raised with the exception of the first two. Their posterity numbers in all eleven children, eighty-three grandchildren, one hundred and thirty-seven great-grandchildren, more than five great-great-grandchildren . . .

Joshua and Sarah had 11 children:
  Mary Jane Brown
      Birth 1 Sep 1857 Farmington, Davis, Utah, USA
      Died Feb 1862 at 4 years old
Charles Bailey Brown
      Birth 1 Jun 1859 Farmington, Davis, Utah, USA
      Died 29 Mar 1950 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
      Buried 1950 Wellsville Cemetery
Sarah Ann Brown
      Birth 28 Sep 1861 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married Charles Edwards Gunnell on 23 Feb 1882 in Salt Lake City
      Died 11 Jul 1937 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Buried 14 Jul 1937 Wellsville Cemetery
Joshua Bailey Brown
      Birth 1 Apr 1863 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married Mary Jane Archibald on 27 Jan 1887 in the Logan Temple
      Died 3 Jul 1944 Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
      Buried 6 Jul 1944 Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
Margaret Ellen Brown
      Birth 17 Oct 1865 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married Alfred S. Smurthwaite on 25 Jun 1890 in the Logan Temple
      Died 26 Oct 1956 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
      Buried Oct 1956 Wellsville Cemetery
Kate Ethlinda Brown
      Birth 20 Feb 1866 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married Lewis Peter Watkins on 27 Dec 1889 in the Logan Temple
      Died 30 Mar 1948 Logan, Cache, Utah, USA
      Buried 2 Apr 1948 Wellsville Cemetery
Susan Bailey Brown
      Birth 12 Nov 1867 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married John Love Baxter on 8 Dec 1892 in Salt Lake City
      Died 8 Jan 1955 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
      Buried 12 Jan 1955 Wellsville Cemetery
Roselia Bailey Brown
      Birth 19 Nov 1869 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married Willard White Pitkin on 29 Sep 1897 in the Logan Temple
      Died 9 Nov 1952 Millville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Buried 12 Nov 1952 Millville Nibley Cemetery
Joseph Bailey Brown
      Birth 7 Dec 1871 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married Eleanor Barnes Baxter on 8 Dec 1897 in the Logan Temple
      Died 29 Nov 1918 Ogden, Weber, Utah, USA
      Buried 2 Dec 1918 Wellsville Cemetery
John Arnold Brown
     Birth 4 Dec 1873 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
     Married Caroline Maughan Jones on 26 Jun 1907 in Salt Lake City
     Died 26 Dec 1962 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USA
     Buried 28 Dec 1962 Salt Lake City Cemetery

Agnes Mathilda Brown
      Birth 13 Jan 1876 Wellsville, Cache, Utah, USA
      Married Joseph Henry England Abt 1893
      Died 27 Jul 1954 Springville, Utah, Utah, USA
      Buried 31 Jul 1954 Springville Evergreen Cemetery

      She died on 9 Oct 1902 in Logan and was buried on 12 Oct 1902 in the Wellsville City Cemetery, 400 North 200 East, Wellsville in grave A-21-9-2.

 

Family Pictures


Back row: Sarah Ann (Saran), Kate Ethlinda (Kate) and Matilda (Tillie)
F ront row: Susan (Susie), Margaret (Maggie), Rosella (Rose)


1944 Brown Brothers and Sisters
Maggie, Kate, Charles, Rose, Tillie, John, Susie, Josh