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Sarah Elizabeth "Lizzy" Dorraugh Emerson
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Birth: May 19, 1841
Page County
Virginia, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1914
Page County
Virginia, USA

A daughter of William M. (1811-ca.1875) and Sarah Ann Ham Dorraugh (ca. 1813-ca. 1874). Sister of James Hiram "Hamp" Dorraugh and Elijah Russell Dorraugh.

EMERSON, SARAH ELIZABETH, beloved wife of Henry Emerson departed this life at her home near Ida, Friday, Aug. 7, 1914, aged 73 years, 3 months & 25 days. She was a consistent member of the Christian church at East Liberty for 57 years. Her funeral was conducted by her pastor Rev. Williamson of Luray. She was a kind & devoted wife & mother & was loved by all who new her. She is survived by her husband & 3 children - Charles & Edward of Ida. & Mrs. J. M. Boyd of Norfolk. Pallbearers were R. C. Broyles, Wm. H. Somers, A. J. Smith, L. W. Sours, J. A. Sours & H.
C. Miller.

Dearest mother, thou hast left us,
And we deeply mourn thy loss,
Tho we hope to meet thee
At the Heavenly Cross.
Father, Thous has't taken our mother,
But Thou knowest best.
We know she was a Christian
And know she is at rest.
Dear mother, we miss thee,
We miss thy tender care,
And we know thou art resting
With our Savior some where.
Our dear old home is broken
Since thou hast gone away,
In Heaven we long to meet thee
On the Judgement Day.
Dearest mother, thou hast left us,
And thy loss we deeply feel,
But tis God who has bereft us,
He can all our sorrows heal.
Written by her son, E.B. Emerson. (PNC)

*Her grave is unmarked in this cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William M. Dorraugh
  Sarah Ann Ham Dorraugh
 
 Spouse:
  Henry K. Emerson (1840 - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Mary Emerson (1866 - 1878)*
  Sallie Emerson (1870 - 1878)*
  Infant Emerson (1878 - 1878)*
  Charles Benton Emerson (1879 - 1961)*
  Edward Benjamin Emerson (1884 - 1970)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Dorraugh Davis (____ - 1880)*
  James Hiram Dorraugh (1836 - 1870)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Dorraugh Emerson (1841 - 1914)
  Elijah Russell Dorraugh (1844 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Emerson Family Cemetery
Ida
Page County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Cenantua
Record added: Feb 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47503199
Sarah Elizabeth Lizzy <i>Dorraugh</i> Emerson
Added by: Cenantua
 
 
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 Added: Feb. 7, 2010
 
 
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