Noted events in her life were:
• Census, 1870, Iowa, Johnson County, Sharon Township, Image 5 of 27. Age 37 yrs., keeping house.
• Census, 1880, Iowa, Johnson County, Sharon Township, Image 19 of 24. Age 46 yrs., keeping house. Father born Ohio, mother born Ohio.
Sarah married John Butterbaugh on 18 Nov 1852 in Richland County, Ohio. (John Butterbaugh was born on 31 Oct 1830 in Wayne, Butler, Ohio, United States, died on 20 May 1904 in Fairbury, Jefferson, Nebraska, United States and was buried in Fairbury Cemetery, Fairbury, Jefferson County, Nebraska.)