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Sarah STAFFORD

Female 1827 - 1886  (59 years)


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  • Name Sarah STAFFORD 
    Born 11 Jan 1827  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 25 Jul 1886  Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Ferrel Cemetery, New London, Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Source: Dennis Brumm .

      (2) Sarah STAFFORD is listed in a household headed by her father, T. STAFFORD, in the 1850 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      Sarah is listed in the 1850 census as a person who was then 22 years of age; therefore, according to the 1850 census, she was born in about 1828. According to the 1850 census, she was born in IN.

      (3) A household headed by Sarah HALE is listed in the 1870 census of Canaan Township, Henry County, IA.

      Sarah is listed in the 1870 census as a person who was then 42 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1828. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IN.

      Listed with Sarah is her daughter, Jane, who was then 15 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1855. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with Sarah is her son, William, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1857. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Sarah is her daughter, Melinda, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, she was born in about 1861. According to the 1870 census, she was born in IA.

      Also listed with Sarah is her son, Robert, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1864. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      Also listed with Sarah is her son, Sherman, who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1870 census, he was born in about 1866. According to the 1870 census, he was born in IA.

      (4) A household headed by Sarah HALE is listed in the 1880 census of Canaan Township, Henry County, IA.

      Sarah is listed in the 1880 census as a person who was then 53 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1827. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IN, her father was born in KY, and her mother was born in SC.

      Listed with Sarah is her son, William, a farmer who was then 24 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Sarah is her daughter, Melinda, who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1861. According to the 1880 census, she was born in IA, her father was born in IL, and her mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Sarah is her son, Robert, a farm worker who was then 17 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1863. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in IN.

      Also listed with Sarah is her son, Sherman, a farm worker who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, he was born in about 1866. According to the 1880 census, he was born in IA, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in IN.

      (5) Brooks, Farlow, and Ferrel Cemeteries, Cemeteries of New London Township, Henry County, Iowa, Des Moines, IA: Iowa Genealogical Society, 1987:

      HALE . . .

      Sarah, wife of R. T. HALE, d. 25 July 1886, aged 59 yrs 6 mo 14 days

      [Note by compiler: Based on the information set forth above, the compiler has calculated Sarah's birth date to have been 11 January 1827.]

      (6) www.findagrave.com:

      Sarah Hale
      Birth: Unknown
      Death: Jul. 25, 1886

      Wife of Robert T. Hale - Aged 59y 6m 14d

      Family links: Spouse: Robert T. Hale (____ - 1865)

      Ferrel Cemetery, New London, Henry County, Iowa, USA
      Plot: Row 12

      Created by: No Reins
      Record added: Oct 04, 2007
      Find A Grave Memorial# 21948757
    Person ID I13839  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 

    Father Tyra STAFFORD,   b. 21 May 1794, Fort Knox, Hardin County, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Susannah LYONS,   b. Abt 1795 
    Married 14 Jun 1818  Franklin County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Indiana State Library Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850 <http://199.8.200.229/db/marriages_search.asp>:

      Last Name: STAFFORD
      First Name: TYRA
      Spouse: Last Name: LIONS
      Spouse: First Name: SUSANNAH
      County: Franklin
      Date: 6-14-1818
    Family ID F6257  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Robert T. HALE, Sr.,   b. 17 Apr 1831, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1865, Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    License 21 Oct 1853  Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Oct 1853  Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage Fact 23 Oct 1853  Marriage ceremony performed by Onias JACKSON, J.P. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) Des Moines County, IA Marriages, Book 3, p. 377:

      Robert HALE
      Sarah STAFFORD
      Ceremony Performed by Onias JACKSON, J.P.
      License Date: 21 Oct 1853
      Marriage Date: 23 Oct 1853
    Children 
     1. Jane HALE,   b. Abt 1855, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William K. HALE,   b. 2 Apr 1856, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1934  (Age 78 years)
     3. John W. HALE,   b. 8 Nov 1857, Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1857, Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Melinda HALE,   b. Abt 1861, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Robert HALE, Jr.,   b. Abt 1864, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Sherman HALE,   b. Abt 1866, IA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F6256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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