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Olsen, Sadie Staker, 1876-1931



  • Existence: 1876 - 1931

Biographical History

Sadie Staker Olsen (1876-1931) was a teacher in Utah and Arizona.

Sadie Staker was born on November 6, 1876 to Sarah Brown and Joseph Smith Staker in Prattsville, Utah. She moved with her parents in 1885 to Annabella, Utah. Sadie began attending school in Pleasant Grove, Utah in 1891, only coming home by train on holidays. She attended the Normal School in Provo, Utah in 1896. In 1897 she moved to Junction, Utah to teach school and in 1898 she moved to Lees Ferry, Arizona to teach at a school there. She returned to Annabella in 1899. She married Osmond Olsen on August 29, 1911 in Manti, Utah. She died in Manti on December 2, 1931. She was the mother of two children.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Sadie Staker Olsen diary

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230307032]
Identifier: MSS SC 930
Scope and Contents Photocopies of a holograph diary and brief autobiography. This document was produced before Sadie was married and is entitled "Autobiography of Sadie Staker." During the time she wrote her diary, Sadie's family was living in Annabella, Utah. She attended school, started teaching school in Blue Valley, Utah, travelled widely in the Richfield, Utah area, attended meetings of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and dated numerous men. She complained of headaches and...
Dates: 1893-1899