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Sarah Elizabeth Kirk Conger
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1815
Somerset County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 28, 1881
Clinton County
Ohio, USA

Sarah Elizabeth Kirk was born Wednesday, December 20, 1815 in Somerset County, Pennsylvania to Josiah & Elizabeth “Betsy” (Burleigh) Kirk.

Due to several volcanos erupting in the year of 1815; 1816 was the first year known as The Year Without a Summer. It snowed for 4 straight years which was an agricultural disaster with death, starvation & poverty. Sarah’s father sold all of his property in the year 1819 & moved West to Chester, Clinton County, Ohio. From the age of 5 years old until marriage Sarah lived in Chester, Clinton County, Ohio.

Sarah married Bradley Conger Wednesday, January 1, 1840 in Clinton County, Ohio. She & Bradley lived their life in Union, Clinton County, Ohio until about 1859; moving to Richfield, Henry County, Ohio before the Civil War; returning to her hometown of Chester, Clinton County, Ohio where they lived their remaining days. Sarah was Quaker & a member of the Chester Friends Church. She died Monday, August 28, 1881 in Chester, Clinton County, Ohio from Consumption / Tuberculosis. Burial in Chester Friends Church Cemetery with her husband Bradley close by.

Bradley & Sarah had 12 known children with 9 living to adulthood:

Lydia Ann Conger
Morris Bradley Conger
Joel Conger
Eliza Jane Conger Price
Ira Conger
George Foxx Conger
Joseph Conger
Hannah Conger
Eri Conger
Gideon D Conger
Malissa Conger Price
Elizabeth Sarah Conger
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Josiah Kirk (1785 - 1852)
 
 Spouse:
  Bradley Conger (1819 - 1893)
 
 Children:
  Morris Bradley Conger (1840 - 1883)*
  Ira Conger (1847 - 1908)*
  George Foxx Conger (1849 - 1932)*
  Eri Conger (1852 - 1916)*
  Gideon Conger (1854 - 1929)*
  Malissa Conger Price (1856 - 1933)*
  Elizabeth Sarah Conger (1860 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Chester Friends Church Cemetery
Gurneyville
Clinton County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: JoAnnamae
Originally Created by: Rita & Lee Gordon
Record added: Apr 08, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68070929
 


- JoAnnamae
 Added: Feb. 23, 2015
 
 
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