Monday, December 9, 2013

Sarah Frances Edmonds (1839-1906)

Sarah Frances Edmonds was born in Clarke County, Georgia on August 17, 1839.  She was the first child born to the 1838 marriage of James Powell Edmonds and Rebecca Ann Snow.

Sarah Frances appears in the 1850 U S. Census living with her family in Watkinsville, Clarke County, Georgia.

Sarah Frances Edmonds married Robert William Miller in 1858.  The 1860 Census shows her, Robert and two of their children living in Walton County, Georgia.

One of two 1870 U.S. Census records shows Sarah living with her mother and siblings near Monroe, Walton County, Georgia.

The other record shows Sarah living with her husband and seven children in Walton County.

The 1880 U.S. Census shows the following:

The 1900 U.S. Census show the family living in Cutoff, Walton County, Georgia.

Sarah Frances Edmonds Miller died on August 24, 1906.  She is buried in the Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery in Bethlehem, Barrow County, Georgia.  Tombstone photograph was taken by FindAGrave member, Jim McNamara.

The following children were born to the marriage of Sarah Frances Edmonds and Robert William Miller:
James L.
Susan Rebecca
Mary Virginia
John Robert
Martha Elizabeth
Thomas Sanford
A. Melda
Juda T.
Samuel A.
William Jackson
Joseph B.
Henry S.
Sarah Frances Edmonds was my paternal great grand aunt through her brother, my paternal great grandfather, William Newell Edmondshis son, Bruce Edmonds and his grandson, Bruce Alfonso Edmonds.

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