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Sarah Jane Bales
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1846
Death: Oct. 25, 1870

According to the Bland County Historical Society, the local story is that Sarah Jane Bales was murdered by a gentleman known as William Suiter. He was never caught and it was never proven but that she spurned his affections and he killed her with an ax while she sat under a chestnut tree on the hill behind the old Stower's homeplace. The story goes that when they found her she still had chestnuts in her mouth. 
 
Burial:
Red Oak Cemetery
Ceres
Bland County
Virginia, USA
 
Maintained by: Denise Drake Horton
Originally Created by: Becky
Record added: Mar 12, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49575747
Sarah Jane Bales
Added by: Crystal Atkins-Martin
 
Sarah Jane Bales
Added by: Crystal Atkins-Martin
 
 
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you died so young. rest in peace sarah jane.
-Anonymous
 Added: Feb. 21, 2011

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 19, 2010
 
 
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