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Sarah Martha Shelley

Female 1838 - 1917  (78 years)


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  • Name Sarah Martha Shelley  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Born 14 Jul 1838  Claverley, Shropshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 4 Aug 1839  All Saints Church, Claverley, Shropshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    AFN 461J-9D 
    Residence 1841  Claverley, Shropshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigration 2 Feb 1851  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    54th Company, Elder Geo. D. Watt, "Ellen Maria"; Apostle Orson Pratt returned on this voyage 
    Immigration 6 Apr 1851  New Orleans, Orleans Co, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    54th Company, Elder Geo. D. Watt, "Ellen Maria"; Apostle Orson Pratt returned on this voyage 
    Residence 25 Sep 1860  Lake City, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 25 Aug 1870  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Keeping House 
    Occupation 3 Jun 1880  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Keeping House 
    Died 14 Apr 1917  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried American Fork City Cemetery, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3212  default
    Last Modified 24 Dec 2008 

    Father James Bowyer Shelley,   b. 7 Jan 1792, Chetton, Shropshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1870, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bray,   b. 21 Oct 1795, Abdon, Shropshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1851, Mississippi River (Near Memphis), Shelby Co, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1817  All Saints Church, Neenton, Shropshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    Married:
    • MARRIAGE: One source lists marriage date as 30 Mar 1818.
    Family ID F1103  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Edward Conder,   b. 19 Nov 1826, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1885, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 19 Nov 1854  American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • MARRIAGE: IGI lists two marriage dates, 19 Nov 1854 at "OTHER", and 23 May 1856 at "EHOUS."
    Children 
     1. Martha Jane Conder,   b. 9 Jan 1856, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1887, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
    +2. Joseph Shelley Conder,   b. 17 May 1857, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah Territory, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 May 1926, Monroe, Sevier Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +3. James Bowyer Conder, Sr.,   b. 18 Nov 1859, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1941, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +4. David Conder,   b. 3 Jan 1862, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1941, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +5. Alice Flora Conder,   b. 8 Jan 1864, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1946, Lehi, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +6. Ellen Conder,   b. 12 Apr 1866, Midway, Wasatch Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1935, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +7. Sarah Ann Conder,   b. 18 Aug 1868, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1935, Los Angeles, Los Angeles Co, California, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +8. Elizabeth Conder,   b. 12 Jan 1871, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1956, East Ely, White Pine Co, Nevada, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
    +9. George Alfred Conder,   b. 22 Jun 1873, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1953, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +10. Benjamin Henry Conder,   b. 26 Jun 1875, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1943, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
    +11. Edward William Conder,   b. 28 Oct 1880, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1943, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1091  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jacob Varney,   b. 7 Aug 1831, Horley, Oxfordshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 9 Oct 1906  of American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1425  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Photo
    Photo
    Photocopy of photos of Edward Conder Sr & Sarah SHELLEY Conder
    Photo
    Photo
    Photo of Sarah Martha SHELLEY Conder, scanned by Don D Shelley. It is unknown who has the original photo
    Claverley Village [19 Feb 2006]
    Claverley Village [19 Feb 2006]
    Photo of Claverley Village, including All Saints Church, at Shropshire. This village was the home of the James Bowyer Shelley & Elizabeth BRAY family. Photo by Geoff Pick, courtesy of Geograph. Used by permission

    Documents
    1860 U.S. Census
    1860 U.S. Census
    Lake City, Utah, Utah: "Edwd Conder" family
    1870 U.S. Census [25 Aug 1870, page 1]
    1870 U.S. Census [25 Aug 1870, page 1]
    American Fork, Utah, Utah (620KB): "Edward Conder" and "Thomas Shelley" families; next-door neighbors are John & Elizabeth Roberts (Edward's daughter, Thomas' step niece); in the Shelley household is an unknown "Eliza"
    1880 U.S. Census
    1880 U.S. Census
    American Fork City Precinct, Utah, Utah: "Joseph Shelley" & "Edward Conder" families
    1900 U.S. Census
    1900 U.S. Census
    American Fork, Utah, Utah: "Joseph M Shelley" & "Sarah Conder" families
    Ellen Maria Passenger Manifest [7 Apr 1851]]
    Ellen Maria Passenger Manifest [7 Apr 1851]]
    Passenger List of the Ellen Maria, arriving New Orleans 7 Apr 1851 (some reports indicate 6 Apr 1851) from Liverpool. Onboard were the "Jas Shelley" (Jas, Elizth, Thomas, James, John, Joseph, Sarah) and "William Shelley" (William, Jane, William Hanna, Stephen, Jno) families. Also onboard was George Holyoak (003979.jpg). Research by Chad G. Nichols

    Headstones
    Headstone
    Headstone
    Headstone of William Edward Conder III, Helen PIERCE Conder, Sarah SHELLEY Conder, & children Edward, Ruth, & Deborah
    Headstone [east inscription]
    Headstone [east inscription]
    Headstone [east inscription] of William Edward Conder III, Helen PIERCE Conder, Sarah SHELLEY Conder, & children Edward, Ruth, & Deborah; East side lists Sarah SHELLEY Conder
    Headstone [north inscription]
    Headstone [north inscription]
    Headstone [north inscription] of William Edward Conder III, Helen PIERCE Conder, Sarah SHELLEY Conder, & children Edward, Ruth, & Deborah; North side lists the children

    Histories
    Life of Sarah Shelley Conder Varney
    Life of Sarah Shelley Conder Varney
    Life of Sarah Shelley Conder Varney. Transcription by Judy Hansen
    History of Sarah Shelley
    History of Sarah Shelley
    History of Sarah Shelley. Transcription by Judy Hansen

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH: Ancestral File lists birthdate as 14 Jul 1840. NAME: Don D. Shelley records lists name as Sarah Elizabeth Shelley. BAPTISM: Ancestral File lists baptism 20 Jun 1842. Ancestral File lists endowment 19 Nov 1845 at Endowment House in Salt Lake City, which would have been impossible.

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      1841 British Census - 002940
      Ellen Maria Passenger List - 003978
      1860 U.S. Census - 000308
      1870 U.S. Census - 001295
      1880 U.S. Census - 000204
      1900 U.S. Census - 000593
      Photos - 001074, 003629
      Grave Marker - 001593, 001594, 001595
      Biographies - 003197, 003198

    2. [S57] 1841 England Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1841 Census for England was taken on the night of 6 June 1841), P 22 (Reliability: 3).
      Farmcott, Claverley, Shropshire: James Shelley Household: --James, age 45, Farmer --Elizabeth, age 45 --William, age 20 --James, age 13 --John, age 10 --Joseph, age 7 --Sarah, age 2

    3. [S283] Mormon Immigration Index , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department., (Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 2000 [CD-ROM]) (Reliability: 3).
      54th Company, Elder Geo. D. Watt, "Ellen Maria": departed Liverpool, England 1 Feb 1851; arrived New Orleans, Louisiana 7 Apr 1851; departed New Orleans 9 Apr 1851 on the steamer "Alexander Scott," arrived St. Louis, Missouri 16 Apr 1851; Family passengers: James Bowyer Shelley, age 59; Elizabeth BRAY Shelley, age 55; William Bowyer Shelley, age 31; George Holyoak Jr, age 31; Thomas Shelley, age 29; Janes Elizabeth DUNN Shelley, age 23; Charlotte ELSMORE Shelley, age 22; James Shelley, age 22; John Shelley, age 19; Joseph Henry Shelley, age 16; Sarah Shelley, age 10; William Shelley, age 4; Hannah Shelley, age 3; Stephen Shelley, age 2; John Lyon Shelley, infant

    4. [S241] Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Index, 1847-1868 , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Salt Lake City, UT : 2004-2007 [online] http://www.lds.org/churchhistory/library This index is the most complete listing of individuals and companies in which Mormon pioneer emigrants traveled west to Utah from 1847 through 1868. It is an incomplete listing, as rosters have not been found for all companies. It also identifies sources to learn more about the experiences of each company.) (Reliability: 3).
      James W. Cummings Company with about 150 individuals and 100 wagons departed their outfitting post at Keokuk, Iowa arriving at the Salt Lake Valley between 30 Sep and 7 Oct 1851; Lists James Bowyer Shelley (age 59), William Hendricks Shelley (age 32), Thomas Shelley (age 29), Martha Shelley (age 26), James Shelley (age 23), John Shelley (age 20), Joseph Henry Shelley (age 15), & Sarah Shelley (age 11)

    5. [S408] 1860 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 8th Census, 1860, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P. 314 (Reliability: 3).
      Lake City, Utah, Utah: Lists "Edwd Conder," age 33, farmer, value of real estate $300, value of personal estate $650, birthplace England; "Ellen," age 34, birthplace England; "Sarah," age 21, birthplace England, attended school within the year; "Jno," age 12, birthplace England, attended school within the year; "Elizth," age 10, birthplace Utah Territory, attended school within the year; "Edwin," age 7, birthplace Utah Territory, attended school within the year; "Ann," age 4, birthplace Utah Territory; "Emma," age 2, birthplace Utah Territory; "Jane," age 4, birthplace Utah Territory; "Josh," age 3, birthplace Utah Territory; "Wm," age 11 mos, birthplace Utah Territory

    6. [S229] 1870 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 9th Census, 1870, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), P. 8 (Reliability: 3).
      American Fork, Utah, Utah; "Edward Conder," age 45, "Laborer," personal real estate $200, birthplace "England," foreign parentage, unable to read/write; "Sarah," age 32, Keeping House, birthplace England, foreign parentage; "Jane," age 15, birthplace Utah, attended school within the year; "Joseph," age 13, birthplace Utah, attended school within the year, unable to write; "James," age 11, birthplace Utah, attended school within the year, unable to read/write; "David," age 9, birthplace Utah; "Alice," age 7, birthplace Utah; "Ellen," age 5, birthplace Utah; "Sarah," age 2, birthplace Utah; next door neighbor is John & Elizabeth Roberts (son-in-law, daughter) and Thomas Shelley (Sarah's brother)

    7. [S117] 1880 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 10th Census, 1880, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      [3 Jun 1880, p 7]
      American Fork City Precinct, Utah, Utah: Supervisor's Dist 136; Enumeration Dist 88:
      "Edward Conder," age 54, Freighter, birthplace England, parentage England
      "Sarah," age 41, Keeping house, birthplace England, parentage England
      "Joseph," age 23, Teamster, birthplace Utah
      "James B.," age 20, Teamster, birthplace Utah
      "David," age 18, Teamster, attended school within the year, birthplace Utah
      "Alice," age 16, At home, birthplace Utah
      "Ellen," age 14, At home, birthplace Utah
      "Sarah A.," age 12, At school, attended school within the year, birthplace Utah
      "Eliza," age 9, At school, attended school within the year, birthplace Utah
      "George," age 7, At school, attended school within the year, birthplace Utah
      "Benjamin," age 4, birthplace Utah

    8. [S368] 1900 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 12th Census, 1900, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), SHEET 5B (Reliability: 3).
      American Fork, Utah, Utah

    9. [S381] Grave Marker (Reliability: 3).
      [south]
      EDWARD
      CONDER
      Died
      Sept. 20, 1887
      Aged 61 Yrs
      -----
      HELLEN E.
      Wife of
      E. CONDER
      Died
      Feb. 2, 1894
      Aged 69 Yrs
      -----
      [east]
      SARAH
      SHELLEY
      Wife of
      EDWARD
      CONDER
      Born in
      Shropshire Eng.
      July 14, 1840
      Died
      Apr. 14, 1917
      ---
      [north]
      EDWARD
      ...?...
      RUTH
      ...?...
      DEBORAH
      ...?...
      Photo & transcription by Chad G. Nichols

    10. [S193] International Genealogical Index (R), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, (Copyright (c) 1980, 2002, 2006).

    11. [S766] England Marriages, 1700-1900, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, ([database online] FamilySearch Record Search) (Reliability: 3).
      James Shelley md. Elizabeth Bray
      1818 Neenton, Shropshire
      Batch M01738-2, England-VR, FHL 992331
      (Research by Chad G. Nichols)