Dunham, Sarah Francis
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Saturday, March 31, 2001
Posted by Okey L King
Sarah Francis Barr Dunham was born May 4th, 1851, departed this life December 16, 1933, aged 82 years, 7, months, 13 days. She was the daughter of John William "Henry" and Mary Martha Rayburn Barr.
She was untied in marriage with Jesse B. Dunham December 27th, 1870, and he preceeded her in death some 23 years ago. He was born in Fayette County, Pa. His parents were Allen Alexander and Katherine Crow Dunham. To this union were born 9 children, seven of whom survive as follows:
Hon. Alexander Leckie Crow Dunham of Leon; Mrs. Mary "Molly" E. Hill of Rockcastle, Mrs. Iantha Stone residing at the Stone Farm; Mrs. Iona Sayre, of Denby, Ohio; George E. Dunham, of Masonville, Iowa; Mrs. Melinda Lewis of Columbus, Ohio; Carl Dunham of Leon. Two of her children, John Allen Dunham and Jesse B. Dunham Jr., proceeded her in death.
Mrs. Dunham leaves to more their loss, besides the seven children, 26 grandchildren, 43 great grandchildren, 43; three half sisters, Mrs. Sophia Sayre, of Cottageville; Mrs. Jane Casto of Little Chapel, Ohio, Mrs. Eilzina Miller, of Evans; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
She joined the Rockcastle Church some 50 years ago and ever afterward kept the faith. She bore her sufferings with patience. She will be missed by all who knew her.
"Call not back the dear departed,
Anchored safe where storms are o're."
The funeral was held December 18th, 1933 at the Spruce School House, the Rev. J.H. Wallis of Pliney, officiating and interment was made in the Spruce Cemetery.
Rhoades, Harriet M
The Charleston Daily Mail, Charleston, WV
January 28, 1933
Thanks to Karen Borton for this obituary
Mrs. Harriet M. Rhoades - Services for Harriet M. Rhoades, 66 years old, who died last Sunday at the home of a son, Walter Rhoades, at North Point Pleasant, were held Tuesday at the residence. Burial was in the family cemetery at Redmond.
Mrs. Rhoades is survived by six daughters, Mrs. Arthur Austin and Mrs. John Casey, of Henderson; Mrs. Harry Fierbaugh, of Point Pleasant; Mrs. Jerry McAuliffe, of Pittsburgh, and Mrs. W. L. French and Mrs. A.
E. Bishop, of Charleston; one stepdaughter, Mrs. John Fisher, of Chesapeake, O.; and two stepsons, Will Rhoades, of Point Pleasant, and George Rhoades, Jr. of Henderson.
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