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Birth: Feb. 6, 1839
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Sep. 25, 1921
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA

Son of Henry and Nancy Woodward Sageser
Husband of Martha Jane Fain Sageser
Father to Ralph Cabbell Sageser

Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffen, 5th ed., 1887, Jessamine Co.

"GREEN B. SAGESER, born February 6, 1839, is the fifth son of Henry and Nancy (Woodward) Sageser. Henry Sageser, born February 8, 1804, was a farmer, and died in Jessamine County, April 13, 1882. Mrs. Nancy Sageser was born in Jessamine County in 1808, and died in 1864. Green B. Sageser's paternal grandfather, Frederick Sageser, was a native of Pennsylvania, and came to Jessamine County at an early day. He was a miller by trade, built and ran the Sageser Mill, six miles west of Nicholasville, also carried on farming, and died in Jessamine County in his eighty-seventh year. he was a member of the Methodist church. Green B.'s father and mother were also members of the Methodist Church. Green B. Sageser was born five miles west of Nicholasville; was reared on a farm and educated at the common schools; was a farmer in Jessamine County up to 1883, when he bought what is known as the Cedar Mill, located seven miles southwest of Nicholasville, on Big Hickman Creek; this is a water mill, and grinds wheat and corn. He also has a saw mill about 100 yards from the grist-mill; it is an old-fashioned sash saw mill run by water power and is quite a curiosity. Green B. owns and runs both mills, and also carries on farming and raising stock, making a specialty of sheep and cattle. He was married March 4, 1874, to Miss Mattie Fain, of Jessamine County, daughter of Larkin and Zorada (Kersey) Fain. Larkin Fain was born in Jessamine County, August 9, 1809. He carried on farming and stock raising; was constable fourteen years, and justice of the peace about 10 years; was also deputy sheriff under Andrew McCampbell during the war, and was elected to the Legislature in 1854 by the Democratic party. He was a Master Mason, had been Worshipful Master four terms, and belonged to the Ion Lodge, No. 301, Little Hickman, Ky., and died October 5, 1875. Mrs. Zorada Fain was born in Garrard County, Ky, August 22, 1815, and is still living. Mr. And Mrs. Sageser have had one child born to them, Ralph C. Sageser, born October 31, 1876. Mr. Sageser is a member of the Democratic Central Committee. He and his wife are members of the Methodist Church South and he owns 150 acres of land in Sulphur Well District, seven miles south of Nicholasville, in Jessamine County, on the Watts Mills and Sugar Creek Turnpike."
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  Martha Jane Fain Sageser (1850 - 1906)*
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Sageser Family Cemetery
Jessamine County
Kentucky, USA
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Record added: May 06, 2008
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Green Berry Sageser
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