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Sarah Emily Speer Gilstrap
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Birth: Sep. 2, 1868
Indiana, USA
Death: May 10, 1959, USA

Daughter of Andrew Gentry Speer and Elizabeth Ann (Flinn) Speer.

Mother of 5 children:

Lester Gilstrap
Wilbert Gilstrap
Unnamed Infant
Priscilla Ella (Gilstrap) Williams
Mary (Gilstrap) Pierce

DAILY TIMES MAIL
BEDFORD, INDIANA
THURSDAY, MAY 11, 1959

MRS. GILSTRAP DIES AT 90

Sarah Gilstrap, 304 Seventeenth street, passed away at 7:22 a.m. Sunday at her residence. She was 90.

Mrs. Gilstrap had been in failing health for one year. She was born September 2, 1868 in Lawrence County, the daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth Flinn Speer. She married Curtis U. Gilstrap on November 21, 1897, at Pinhook in Lawrence County.

She is survived by the husband, two sons Lester Gilstrap, Bedford, R.R. 6 and Wilbert Gilstrap, Bedford R. R. 5; two daughters Mrs. Edwin Williams of Bedford and Mrs. Lovell Pierce of Bedford, R. R. 6; one sister, Miss Ella Speer, Bedford; two half-brothers Frank Speer, Bedford, R. R. 3, and Henry Speer, Advance, Mo., five grandchildren and
four great-grandchildren.

A son preceded her in death in infancy. Mrs. Gilstrap was a member of the Pinhook Church of Christ, where final rites will be held Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. Brother Harold Taylor of the Central Church of Christ in Bedford will officiate. Burial will follow in the Pinhook Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Andrew Gentry Speer (1829 - 1915)
 
 Spouse:
  Curtis Ulysses Gilstrap (1872 - 1960)
 
 Children:
  Lester M. Gilstrap (1898 - 1991)*
  Wilbert O. Gilstrap (1900 - 1993)*
  Ella G. Gilstrap Williams (1905 - 1993)*
  Mary E Gilstrap Pierce (1911 - 1996)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Jane Speer Butler (1852 - 1930)*
  Jincy Adeline Speer Shirley (1854 - 1923)*
  Mary L. Speer Root (1857 - 1949)*
  Joseph Aaron Speer (1860 - 1943)*
  Canzada Emaline Speer Pruden (1862 - 1935)*
  Lemuel Smith Speer (1864 - 1931)*
  Ulysses Shuler Speer (1866 - 1946)*
  Sarah Emily Speer Gilstrap (1868 - 1959)
  Priscilla Ella Speer (1871 - 1961)*
  Frank Speer (1877 - 1965)*
  Nellie B. Speer Flinn (1877 - 1958)*
  Kate Frances Speer (1879 - 1902)*
  William Homer Speer (1881 - 1957)*
  Henry Clyde Speer (1885 - 1965)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pinhook Cemetery
Pinhook (Lawrence County)
Lawrence County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Mark Speer
Record added: Dec 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32404442
Sarah Emily <i>Speer</i> Gilstrap
Added by: Mark Speer
 
 
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