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Sarah Bower 1800-1871 - Obituary - Deseret News, 10 Jan 1872 - pg 580

DIED

At Weber City, Morgan county, Utah, Territory, Dec. 27th, 1871, SARAH, wife of Thomas Colborn. She was born in Cayuga county, N.Y., Dec. 31st, 1800. Married to Thomas Colborn, August 11th, 1825. Embraced the gospel April 15th, a833, being the first fruits of Prsident Brigham Young's missionary labors. In the spring of 1843 she with her husband and family removed to Nauvoo. Inth spring of 1846 she left Nauvoo with a large company of Latter-day Saints for Upper California; arrived at Council Bluffs in July, settled in Winter Quarters, and remained there until the spring of 1848. In May left for Great Salt Lake Valley, and arrived here September 24th. In 1849 removed to Salt Lake City, settled in the 2nd Ward, remained there until the year 1863, when she removed to and settled in Weber City, Morgan County. In all her travels and privations, she never was known to grumble or complain. She was an affectionate wife, kind mother and a true and faithful Latter-day Saint. She enjoyed remarkably good health through a long life of struggle and toil. She was taken ill with a pain in her side on the morning of the 3rd ult., and kept growing weaker until the morning of the 26th, when she expired, aged 70 years, 11 months, and 27 days.--[Com.

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