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Sarah A DOSTER

Female 1830 - 1901  (70 years)


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  • Name Sarah A DOSTER  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Birth 10 Jun 1830 
    Born 10 Jul 1830  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Gender Female 
    Birth 16 Jul 1830 
    Burial Martin Family Cemetery South of Commerce, Jackson County, GA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Jan 1901  [7
    Buried George L. Martin Cemetery, Jackson County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 7
    Person ID I11920  Wood-Lester
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 

    Family George L MARTIN,   b. 13 Feb 1826, Virginia Or Tennesee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1899  (Age 73 years) 
    Notes 
    • [1] The marriage date given in the legacy data as 13 Jan 1901 clearly is not correct since this would mean that Sarah (UNK) wife of George Martin would be 71 years old.
    Children 
     1. (UNK) MARTIN
    +2. George T MARTIN,   b. 06 Mar 1851,   d. 03 Aug 1917  (Age 66 years)
    +3. Laura Cornelia MARTIN,   b. 15 May 1854,   d. 17 Jul 1912  (Age 58 years)
    +4. William M MARTIN,   b. 22 Oct 1856,   d. 04 Nov 1919  (Age 63 years)
    +5. Robert C MARTIN,   b. 16 Mar 1861,   d. 19 Jul 1900  (Age 39 years)
    +6. Ida T MARTIN,   b. 1866, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1929  (Age 63 years)
    +7. James H MARTIN,   b. 15 Oct 1868,   d. 28 Nov 1935  (Age 67 years)
     8. Ella F MARTIN,   b. 14 Aug 1871,   d. 06 Jun 1922  (Age 50 years)
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 
    Family ID F4231  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Sarah A Doster
    Sarah A Doster
    wife of George L Martin

  • Notes 
    • 1900 US Fed Census: living in Minish, Jackson, Georgia as head of household, widowed, age 69, mother of 8 children, 7 living, farmer. Son-in-law Stephen P. Hawks, blacksmith, and his family are living with her. Son Robert C. Martin is living next door.
      Her epitaph reads "In life she exhibited all the grace's of a christian: In death her spirit returned to God who gave it."Sarah is the second wife of George L Martin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S16] 1870 US Federal Census; Subdivision 71, Jackson, Georgia;Roll:M593_159; Page: 369.

    2. [S7] "Our Time In History: This Wood and Lester Family", Robert Darious Wood, Sr and J Glenn Wood, File 480C(2).txt.

    3. [S22] 1900 US Federal Census; Minish, Jackson, Georgia; Roll: T623_206;Page:12B; Enumeration District: 90.

    4. [S128] Handwritten Note in Flora Long's Keepsakes, Flora (Wood) Long, (Name: Name: Name: Owned by The Wood Family, information shared by RobertWood,Jr.;;;).

    5. [S127] Handwritten Note Found in Aunt Flora (WOOD) Long's Keepsakes.
      Name given in note was listed as: "SARAH MARTIN" and did notmentionher maiden name.

    6. [S230] Research of Andrew R White - Webster, New York.
      --- Belinda Savage, a genealogist in Jackson County, did somediggingfor me and found Sarah Martin's maiden name of Doster. Belinda is compiling information for a rather comprehensive book on Jackson County including information from death certificates. So, she had the information from a copy of George and Sarah Martin's daughter's (Ella) death certificate. Sarah Doster was listed as Ella's mother along with George Martin as father. - Andrew R White - Webster, New York

    7. [S154] Jackson County, Georgia Cemetery Records, James A. and Betty Ann Wadell Mathis, (Name: Name: Name: Danielsville, GA: Heritage Papers, 1980;;;).