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Sarah Josephine Watson

Female 1864 - 1927  (63 years)


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  • Name Sarah Josephine Watson 
    Born 24 Jan 1864  Waveland, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Buried Sep 1927  Masonic Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Union Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 8 Sep 1927  62 Yrs Old; Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15670  My Genealogy

    Father Richard A. Watson,   b. 1837, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Frances Banta,   b. 1842, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F7978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John A. McMullen,   d. Between 1892 and 1896 
    Married 6 Oct 1887  Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lela B. McMullen,   b. 17 Nov 1888, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1973, Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     2. Elbert Everett McMullen,   b. 1 Jul 1892, Parke County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1977, Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5783  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Samuel A. Wright,   b. Jun 1853, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1927 and 1930  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1896  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Samuel A Wright
      Marriage Date: 26 Aug 1896
      Marriage County: Montgomery
      Estimated Birth Year: 1852
      Age: 44
      Gender: Male
      Father Name: John
      Mother Name: Julia
      Source Title 1: Montgomery Co Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Transcript 1888 - 1905 Inclusive
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Compiled by Indiana Works Projects Admini
      Book: W-43
      OS Page: 44
      Source Citation: Title: Montgomery Co Indiana, Index to MarriageTranscript 1888 - 1905 Inclusive, W. P. A. Compiled by Indiana WorksProjects Admini; Book: W-43;Page: 44. Ancestry.com. Indiana MarriageCollection, 1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2005.

      Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941
      Name: Josie McMullen
      Spouse Name: Samuel Wright
      Marriage Date: 26 Aug 1896
      Marriage County: Montgomery
      Source Title 1: Montgomery County, Indiana
      Source Title 2: Index to Marriage Record 1860-1920 Inclusive Volum
      Source Title 3: W. P. A. Original Record Located: County Clerk's O
      Book: 13
      OS Page: 395
      Source Citation: Title: Montgomery County, Indiana, Index to MarriageRecord 1860-1920 Inclusive Volum, W. P. A. Original Record Located:County Clerk's O; Book: 13;Page: 395. Ancestry.com. Indiana MarriageCollection, 1800-1941 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2005.
    Children 
     1. Living Wright
     2. Ruth Frances Wright,   b. 24 Aug 1899, New Market, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1978, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Living Wright
     4. Living Wright
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5782  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: Contributed from Mike Petros of California, a directdescendant on 18 August 2008 per e-mail attachment - The name of thenewspaper is not given.
      OBITUARY: SARAH J. WRIGHT PASSES AWAY AFTER VERY LONG ILLNESSFuneral Services for Well Known Woman Will be Held on Sunday.
      The funeral of Mrs. Sarah Josephine Wright, wife of Samuel A. Wright,she died at her home, 704 South Grant Avenue, at 8:30 o'clock Thursdaynight, will be held from the Hunt & Ratcliff funeral home on GrantAvenue at 2:30 o'clock Sunday afternoon. The body has been removed tothe funeral home and friends will be welcome to call at any time.Mrs. Wright died of complications after a four year illness. She wasborn on October 24, 1864, in Parke County, Indiana, the daughter ofRichard and Sarah Frances Watson, and was married to Samuel A. Wrighton August 26, 1896. Mrs. Wright belonged to the Trinity Methodistchurch. She is survived by her husband and six children, Mrs. BrucePeck, of Indianapolis; A.W. Wright, of West Point, Ga.; Mrs. H.R.Rush, of New York city; James B. Wright, of Sandusky, OH., and MissMary Wright, a school teacher at Weirton, W. Va., who is now at thehome here."

      NOTE: Sarah's headstone reads January for the month of her birth.

      1870 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sarah J Watson
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1865
      Age in 1870: 5
      Birthplace: Indiana
      Home in 1870: Howard, Parke, Indiana
      Race: White
      Gender: Female
      Post Office: Waveland
      Household Members: Name Age
      Richard Watson 32
      Frances Watson 29
      Sarah J Watson 5
      Mertie J Watson 3
      James Bean 17
      Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Howard, Parke, Indiana;Roll: M593_349; Page: 88; Image: 177. Ancestry.com. 1870 UnitedStates Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2003.