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Sarah Carson Dittemore
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Birth: Aug. 28, 1801
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1845
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA

Her husband William Cotter, son of James Cotter Jr. and Rebecca Ellis, were married in 1788 at the New Hope Monthly Meeting, Rheatown, Greene Co., Tennessee. William died in Owen Co., Indiana. His grave has not been found. Sarah had 8 children by William but..William had been married before to Hannah Laney and also had 8 children with her.

When she married Adam Dittemore, they had 3 more children. She was the second wife of Adam Dittemore and he brought into the marriage 10 children he had by Mary Berger, widow of Samuel Yeakley plus 3 of Samuel Yeakley

That makes 29 children being raised or cared for by Sarah during her lifetime. Adam married a total of 5 times and had a total of 31 children by all his wives. And they addopted 2 more!!

To make this really complicated, I am from the children of Samuel Yeakley and Mary Berger. Also from Lydia Dittemore, Adams sister and John Cotter. Down the line Samuel and Mary's son married the daughter of Lydia Dittemore and John Cotter.
This line is very small compared to the rest of them.

Linda Morris-dau of Clarence Doile and Betty Yeakley

Married William Cotter on 26 June 1826
Children with William Cotter:
1-Sarah Drucilla Cotter 5 May 1827-23 July 1885
m. Michael M. Dittemore9 Jan 1844 (10 children)
2-Mary Elizabeth Cotter 1828-18 Jan 1908
m. Theodore Dittemore 4 Jan 1848 (1 child)
3-James Allison Cotter 1829
4-Elizabeth Cotter 1830
5-Louise M. 1831
m. James Slyvestor King (10 children)
6-Andrew Cotter 1832
7-Margaret Jane Cotter 24 Aug 1834-4 Jan 1908
m. William Alfred Cunningham (12 children)
8-Henry Francis Cotter 18 April 1836-21 Dec 1903
m. Mary Ann Yeakley 19 Jan 1859 (8 children)

Married Adam Dittemore on 13 June 1837
Children with Adam Dittemore:
1-William Harvey Dittemore 28 April 1838-16 Dec 1918
m. Martha Meers 1 Nov 1866 (2 children)
2-Joseph Ernest Dittemore 7 May 1841-20 Feb 1907
m. Mary Ellen Lower (9 children)
3-Adam Dittemore 15 Jan 1845-17 Nov 1917
m. Harriet Evaline Graves (6 children)

I am from the Dittemore, Cotter, Yeakley lines directly. All three families married into the Sandy. These are my mothers families. Now for my fathers connection. Henry Francis Cotter married Mary Ann Yeakley and their daughter Hattie married Darwin Coy who comes down the line from the same ancestor that my father did, Joseph Schnepp 1731. I am very proud of my family and surprised to the 3 connections that my parents families had with each other.
I share the same ancestors with anyone in Henry Francis Cotters decendents.
Linda Doile Morris



 
 
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 Spouses:
  William Cotter (1789 - 1837)
  Adam Dittemore (1799 - 1874)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Cotter Dittemore (1833 - 1908)*
  William Harvey Dittemore (1838 - 1918)*
  Joseph Ernest Dittemore (1842 - 1907)*
  Adam Dittemore (1845 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: wife of William Cotter m. 26 June 1826 & Adam Dittemore m. 13 June 1837
 
Burial:
Bethel Cemetery
De Kalb
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Linda J. Morris
Record added: Oct 18, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60303566
Sarah <i>Carson</i> Dittemore
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3rd great-grandmother
- Kyle Thomas
 Added: Jun. 26, 2016
Hi Great Grandmother Sarah - I descended from your son Joseph E. Dittemore via his son William who passed young of pneumonia and left my Grandpa Kenneth Joseph Dittemore, the eldest son to help his mom with the other four children. She was a wonderful wom...(Read more)
- Diann Dittemore Peterson
 Added: Jul. 12, 2015
To my wonderful Grandmother. You will never be forgotten.
- Diann Dittemore Peterson
 Added: Feb. 28, 2014
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