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Sarah Elizabeth Sprinkle Johnson
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1880
Perry County
Indiana, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1947
McLeansboro
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA

d/o James Sprinkle and Mary Pike

w/o Andrew R. James, William R. Aaron, Christopher Mayberry, Guy Johnson

m/o William, Leslie, Erving, Appie, Ludie, Elmer, Susan and Lafie James, and Goldie Aaron


Sarah Elizabeth Johnson
Sarah Elizabeth Sprinkle, daughter of Mike and Mary Sprinkler, was born in Perry County, Ind., April 23, 1880, and died at her home in McLeansboro, March 24, 1947, at 7:15 a.m. She was 66 years, 11 months and one day old.
She was united in marriage to Andrew Robert James April 17, 1900, and to this union eight children were born, five children surviving Leslie and Appie James of McLeansboro, Ludie Stewart of Peoria, Elmer James of Toledo, Ohio, Lafie James of Reedsburg, Wis., and three children preceding her in death, William James who gave his life in World War I, and Erving and Susie James. Her husband also preceded her in death.
She was again united in marriage to William Aaron on May 2, 1921, and to this union was born a daughter, Goldie Mae Peyton of McLeansboro.
"Ma" James, as she was known and called by her friends, was a good mother and kind neighbor. She was always ready to help anyone to whom she could be of assistance.
She leaves to mourn their loss the above named children, nine grandchildren, a sister, Ellie Goffinet of Indiana, and one brother, Thomas Sprinkle of Indiana, and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held at Sanders Funeral Home March 26, 1947, conducted by Rev. D. H. Knight and Rev. Harold Menke. Interment was in the IOOF cemetery.

Who is your best friend here on earth?
Who makes no difference what you're worth?
It's Mother.
Who thinks of you from day to day?
Whose face is worn, whose hair is gray?
It's Mother.
Who always claims the wayward boy?
Who only asks a little job
It's Mother.

The Times Leader-Mc Leansboro, IL--2 Apr 1947 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Robert James (1872 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  William James (1899 - 1918)*
  Leslie James (1901 - 1956)*
  Erving James (1903 - 1941)*
  Appie James (1905 - 1980)*
  Ludie Francis James Jones (1908 - 1990)*
  Elmer H. James (1910 - 1957)*
  Susan James (1912 - 1912)*
  Lafie James (1916 - 1969)*
  Goldie Mae Aaron Hopper Peyton Griffith (1922 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
McLeansboro
Hamilton County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section 14
 
Created by: Michelle (James) Hembd
Record added: Dec 02, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81438407
Sarah Elizabeth <i>Sprinkle</i> Johnson
Added by: Michelle (James) Hembd
 
Sarah Elizabeth <i>Sprinkle</i> Johnson
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