- Birth Date
- 9 September 1830
- Death Date
- 9 June 1905
Sarah Delight Potter Dewitt
Sarah Delight DeWitt is not explicitly listed in the 1852 Outhouse Company. However, it is extremely likely that she was amongst the 10 adults and 5 children that company records say made up the traveling party of her uncle, Martin Potter. This conclusion was reached based on the following information: Delight was living in the Martin Potter household in Iowa at the time of the 1850 federal census. Martin Potter is documented in the 1852 Outhouse Company with 14 other individuals who are not named. Delight is documented in the Valley by April 1853, at the time of her marriage to William Mangum.
At the time of travel, she had one son with her, Joseph Henry DeWitt. It is uncertain if her husband made the trip with them.
- Age at Departure: 21
- 1850 Iowa Census, Pottawattamie County.
- 1860 California Census.
- 1870 California Census.
- "4th Company," Deseret News, 18 September 1852, 2.
- "4th Company of 50 reports, 1852." In Brigham Young Office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1850-1852.
- Find a Grave (Website)
- Sand Prairie (Iowa) Branch, Record of Members.