- Birth Date
- 14 February 1839
- Death Date
- 21 September 1905
Sarah's obituary states that she came to Utah in 1850. An obituary for Edward Buys (Sarah's brother) states, "With his father's family he crossed the plains in Capt. David Evans' Company of ox teams in 1850."
More research is needed to verify Sarah's date of birth as secondary sources and indirect evidence state and imply that she was born sometime between 1838 and 1840. The birth date listed above reflects information from family tradition (at Family Tree on FamilySearch.org), Sarah's obituary, death record, and headstone.
- Age at Departure: 11
- 1850 United States Census
- 1860 United States Census
- 1870 United States Federal Census
- 1880 United States Federal Census
- 1900 United States Federal Census.
- Alpine Ward, Record of members collection, 1836-1970.
- "Demise of Edward Buys," Wasatch Wave, 9 January 1914, 4.
- "Mrs. McDaniel Dead at Provo," Wasatch Wave, 22 September 1905, 3.