Sarah Ann Lowery Ritter was born 22 May 1825 in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States to Anthony Lowery (1797-1879) and Mary Ann Childers (1800-1850) and died 8 September 1876 Fort Cameron, Beaver County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. She married William Christopher Ritter (1824-1875) 21 March 1845 in Monroe County, Mississippi.

Mississippi Saints 1846 Pioneer Company


Numbered amoung the participants in the Mississippi Saints 1846 Pioneer Company, a early Mormon pioneer wagon train that left Mississippi in 1846 to join the Mormon exodus to Utah. This group Brigham Young's vanguard company and spent the winter of 1846/47 at Fort Pueblo where the were joined by soldiers of the sick detachment of the Mormon Battalion. They reached Salt Lake City in late summer of 1847.


Offspring of William Christopher Ritter and Sarah Ann Lowery (1825-1876)
Name Birth Death Joined with
William Taylor Ritter (1847-) 22 March 1847 Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, United States Mary Jane Warner (1848-)
Sarah Josephine Ritter (1849-1936) 30 December 1849 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States 1936 Ogden, Weber County, Utah, United States William Willard Hutchings (1823-1904) Smith Cortright Covert (1839-1900) William Willard Hutchings (1823-1904) Smith Cortright Covert (1839-1900) Jacob Wayne Hendrickson (1839-1913)
Phoebe Caroline Ritter (1852-) 3 August 1852 Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States Thomas Holgate (1844-1910)
Angelina Martha Ritter (1855-1902) June 1855 Utah, United States Joseph Hartup Stewart (1852-1899) Joseph Hartup Stewart (1852-1899) Orson Allred (1852-1917)



See Also

  • Sarah Lowery
  • Lowery in Mississippi
  • Lowery in Utah

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