|Birth: ||May 30, 1825|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 1901|
Sarah Harn was the daughter of John and Charlotte (Hay) HARN. She was a native of Baltimore. She was a graduate of Cedar Hill Seminary, and taught in this school for some time prior to her marriage, to Alvin D. WILLIAMS, when she sent for her sister, Ellen Dorcas Harn, to come to school there. Ellen Dorcas, did so, acquired an education and taught from then on, going west with her sister's family and is bur. with them in the Kenesaw Cemetery.
To Sarah and Dr. Williams, were born six children, Cromwell Harn, d. in infancy; Emma Loomis, wife of I.D. Evans, Kenesaw, NE; Mary Harn, of Kenesaw; Minnie, who died at age of twenty-two; Kate, now Mrs. Joseph R. Thrall, Hemet, CA, and George Thomas, of Denver, CO, working in the Denver papers.
Mrs. Sarah Harn Williams was an active co-worker with her husband in the home and also in religious and social work. She was a member of the Woman Suffrage Association and was in the early days president of the Free Baptist Woman's Mission Society for Nebraska and Kansas. The burden of the pioneer life, the management of their large farm, and the care and education of their children fell largely on her.
When they arrived in Kenesaw, she, with her husband and two children, lived in the wagon box for three weeks, setting up a stove in a kitchen outside, with the horizon for the walls. They built the first house and dug the first well in Kennesaw. She truly was a pioneer and a mentor to her children, being widely read and educated. She retained an interest in education and was active in the affairs of the day.
Alvin Dighton Williams (1823 - 1894)
Emma Loomis Williams Evans (1853 - 1919)*
Mary Harn Williams (1855 - 1941)*
Minnie Touka Williams (1859 - 1881)*
George Thomas Williams (1862 - 1919)*
"Entered Into The Higher Life"
Plot: Blk 2, Row 6
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Record added: Jan 07, 2011
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Thank you for the good you did while you lived.|
Added: Jan. 7, 2011