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Sirrine, Sarah Oakey, 1854-1942

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1854-1942

Sarah Oakey Sirrine (1854-1942) was a Southeastern Idaho pioneer.

Sarah Oakey was born in Nottingham, England March 31, 1854. At the age of 8, she immigrated to the United States with the rest of her family. They travelled by boat and by train to Florence, Nebraska before taking wagons out west to Utah. It was there in Utah where Sarah was baptized a member of the church. A short time after their arrival, they were asked to settle the Bear Lake region of Southeastern Idaho.

In the small community of Dingle, Sarah was raised and on November 6th, 1879 she was married to George Edward Sirrine. Except for a few years in Mesa, Arizona, the two would live out their whole lives in Dingle, Idaho, having 6 children together. Sarah died in Dingle, Idaho on August 12, 1942, at the age of 88.

Citation

UPB Files, October 28 2019 (Sarah Oakey Sirrine; b. 03/31/1854 Nottingham, England; immigrated at age 8; travelled to Florence, NE, then to Utah by wagon; baptized in Utah; settled Bear Lake region, ID; married George Edward Sirrine 11/06/1879; lived in Dingle, ID and Mesa, AZ; d. 08/12/1942 Dingle, ID)

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Hazel Dawn Ream collection of Sarah Oakey Sirrine manuscripts, 1851-1974

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 3
Scope and Contents Contains letters exchanged between members of Sarah Oakey Sirrine's family, both those that preceded her and those that followed. They were written primarily in Idaho and Arizona and date between 1851 and 1974.
Dates: 1851-1974

Helen Bateman collection of Sarah Oakey Sirrine manuscripts, 1840-1967

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1840 to 1967.
Dates: 1840-1967

Sarah Oakey Sirrine photographs and ephemera, approximately 1834-1945

 Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains photographs of the Oakey and Sirrine families, and items of ephemera collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine, dating from between approximately 1834 and 1945.
Dates: approximately 1834-1945

Volume 1, 1840-1923

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1840 to 1923.
Dates: 1840-1923

Volume 1, 1862-1945

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 3 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains letters exchanged between members of Sarah Oakey Sirrine's family, both those that preceded her and those that followed. They were written primarily in Idaho and Arizona and date between 1862 to 1945.
Dates: 1862-1945

Volume 2, 1862-1917

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1862 to 1917.
Dates: 1862-1917

Volume 2, 1879-1974

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 3 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains letters exchanged between members of Sarah Oakey Sirrine's family, both those that preceded her and those that followed. They were written primarily in Idaho and Arizona and date between 1879 to 1974.
Dates: 1879-1974

Volume 3, 1865-1944

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 8593 Series 1 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials includes letters, postcards, and other manuscript items collected by Sarah Oakey Sirrine related to her ancestors and herself. Dated 1865 to 1944.
Dates: 1865-1944