|Birth: ||Mar. 12, 1835|
|Death: ||Oct. 19, 1906|
Sarah B. Osborne was born March 12, 1835, near Washington, Daviess County, Indiana. She was the seventh child of a family of twelve children of whom the oldest, Frank Osborne of Virgil, Kansas, aged 89 years and the youngest, J.H. Osborne of Virgil, aged fifty-nine are the only survivors. While yet a child she moved with her family to De Kalb County, Missouri, where she lived until 1856.
She was united in marriage in 1856 to Thomas Dalton when
they came to Kansas. She was the mother of seven children, five of whom are living; namely, William Dalton of Virgil, Kansas; Mrs. Arena Allis of Baldwin, Kansas; Mrs. A.W. Wiggins of Ottawa, Kansas; Mrs. Minnie Grove of Eureka, Kansas, and Miss Elizabeth Dalton of Kansas City, Missouri.
She was a consistent Christian for forty years and was afflicated with the United Brethern Church at Virgil, Kansas.
She was well known throught the community and county among the older settlers. She was one of the oldest settlers of Greenwood County and a member of the Old Settler's Association. She was a kind and genial nature and loved by all who knew her, she had no enemies.
She was stricken suddenly about four weeks ago. In a few days pneumonia developed and completion having arisen, her case became serious and the end came rather suddenly and unexpectedly. She died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Minnie Grove, October 19, 1906. The body was taken to Virgil, Kansas and the funeral services were held in the United Brethern Church, Sunday, October 21st at 11 o'clock. Her pastor, Rev. Jones who for three years had been itinerant on the Virgil circuit gave a very earnest, religious and sympathetic talk. The funeral was a large one and a host of friends participated in helping to lay away the remains which were interred in the Virgil Cemetery beside her beloved husband, Thomas Dalton who died the day of February 1893. A Friend.
From Eureka Herald 25 October 1906 page 1.
Thomas Dalton (1828 - 1893)*
Martha J. Dalton (1857 - 1863)*
Arena Ann Dalton Allis (1859 - 1937)*
William H. Dalton (1863 - 1934)*
Margaret Frances Dalton Wiggins (1865 - 1913)*
Laura Dalton (1867 - 1867)*
Minnie Izora Dalton Grove (1872 - 1952)*
Mary E. Dalton Wiggins (1873 - 1958)*
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Record added: May 07, 2008
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