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Sarah Lucinda J. Williams Keating
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Birth: 1854
Panola County
Texas, USA
Death: May 16, 1870
Panola County
Texas, USA

Sarah Lucinda Williams was born in the Woods community of Panola County, Texas, and named for her Cherokee grandmother, Sarah Lucinda Issacs Williams. She was young when she married James Wooten Keating, a veteran of the Civil War. Sarah's father was deceased and the young couple lived next to the household of her widowed mother. When Sarah's baby, a boy, arrived, they named him William Savage Keating. Sarah was never well after the birth of her baby and died a few months later. She was laid to rest in the family burial ground on the Taylor Plantation of her grandparents, near the grave of her father. Sarah's mother helped care for the baby, "little Willie" as he was called, until his father remarried. The second wife, Nancy Helen Bridwell, had been a friend of Sarah's and had even attended the wedding of Willie's parents. Nancy loved and cared for her little stepson, the son of her friend, as though he were her own. She made sure Willie knew how special his birth mother, Sarah, had been.
-Blanche Keating Collie, great granddaughter

Children:
William Savage Keating, Sr. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Jefferson Williams (1826 - 1863)
  Trypena Amanda Maria Taylor Williams, Moore (1835 - 1871)
 
 Spouse:
  James Wooten Keating (1847 - 1915)
 
 Children:
  William Savage Keating (1869 - 1954)*
 
 Sibling:
  Sarah Lucinda J. Williams Keating (1854 - 1870)
  Mary Williams (1857 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woolwine Cemetery
Dotson (Panola County)
Panola County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Blanche Keating Collie
Record added: Nov 04, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100176721
 

Remembering a great grandmother this holiday season.
- Blanche Keating Collie
 Added: Dec. 15, 2013

- Carolyn Hebbe McLeod
 Added: Aug. 2, 2013
Happy Mother's Day dear little grandmother.
- Blanche Keating Collie
 Added: May. 12, 2013
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