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Sarah Jane Mayfield was born 5 January 1917 in Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, United States to Manning Jefferies Mayfield (1895-1922) and Gladys Hope Christian (1895-1960) and died 10 September 2007 Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, United States of unspecified causes. She married Ernest Eugene Wyman (1906-1970) 8 April 1933 . She married Myron Martin Futterman (1900-1965) 29 June 1937 . She married Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) 26 January 1940 . She married Frederick Maxwell Karger (1916-1979) 1 November 1952 .

Jane Wyman (born Sarah Jane Mayfield; January 5, 1917 – September 10, 2007) was an American singer, dancer, and film/television actress. She began her film career in 1932 and her work in television lasted into 1993. She was considered a prolific performer for two decades. She received an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Johnny Belinda (1948), and later in life achieved a new level of success in the 1980s as the aging wine country matriarch Angela Channing, the lead role on Falcon Crest. She was the first wife of Ronald Reagan; they married in 1940 and divorced in 1949. Wyman died at the age of 90 at her Rancho Mirage home on September 10, 2007.


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Offspring of Ronald Reagan and Sarah Jane Mayfield (1917-2007)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Maureen Elizabeth Reagan (1941-2001)
Christine Reagan (1947-1947)

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Footnotes (including sources)

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₪ Wedding
  • divorced after two years
2 Wedding 2
  • divorced on December 5, 1938
2 Wedding 3
  • She filed for divorce in 1948; the divorce was finalized in 1949


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