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Sarah "Sally" Jameson Badley MacArthur
Birth: Oct. 4, 1857
Woodburn
Macoupin County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 20, 1905
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

wife of her first cousin John Alexander McArthur and only child of Sarah Jane Morrison (Barry) and John Badley. Her widowed mother and she traveled to visit her grandfather John Badley, F.R.C.S. and her cousins in England after her father's death. Forbidden from marrying her first cousin, as her father's parents had been first cousins, she married first Thomas Howell Richards on 26 October 1878 at Bunker Hill, Macoupin County, Illinois by whom she had two daughters: Sarah Badley Dickman and Louise Clarkson. Having a delicate constitution she found childbearing very burdensome and it is said that she had a misscarriage of a third child when she tripped on a stile. After her mother's death, as a single mother and not intending any more children she followed her original intentions and married her cousin, John Alexander McArthur on 7 January 1886 at Brooklyn, New York. They were only to have just short of six years of married life, but they were able to enjoy travel to the continent and visits to her first cousins the Misses Badley and their brother John Haden Badley in England. He raised her daughters as his own and they took his name which the entire family started spelling MacArthur during the early part of the twentieth century. She died of pernicious anemia not five months short of her 48th birthday.
(bio by: D C McJonathan-Swarm)

~bio is a work in progress~

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Badley (1813 - 1861)
  Sarah Jane Morrison Barry Badley (1827 - 1885)
 
 Spouses:
  Thomas Howell Richards (1856 - ____)*
  John Alexander MacArthur (1856 - 1891)*
 
 Children:
  Sarah Badley MacArthur Dickman (1879 - 1945)*
  Lelia Louise MacArthur Clarkson (1881 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Upper Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lot 2 Block 109
 
Created by: D C McJonathan-Swarm
Record added: Mar 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8567302
Sarah Sally Jameson <i>Badley</i> MacArthur
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Sarah Sally Jameson <i>Badley</i> MacArthur
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Sarah Sally Jameson <i>Badley</i> MacArthur
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