Sarah Berg Shannon was the daughter of Samuel Berg & Susannah Bungard. She was born Nov.5,1843 in Green twp. Clark co. Ohio. She married James Shannon II Nov. 25, 1865 in Albion, Edwards Co.Illinois. Together they had 9 children. She wrote a book about her families travels to Illinois. She died Oct. 19, 1932 in Mt. Erie, Wayne Co. Illinois.