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Sarah Moody Decker
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1841
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jun. 10, 1914
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA

Her parents were Jonathan & Jane (Decker) Moody, according to her death certificate. The death certificate for her daughter Ida Evaline (Decker) Shartle lists Sarah's middle name as "Ella." It has her born in Charleston, PA. The informant was a Robert L. P-(illegible signature). The death certificate for Ida can be viewed at Familysearch.org.

Sarah Moody & George Decker were married 9 April 1861 in New Florence, PA.

By 1870 she and George had left PA with their children. They were in the 1870 Federal census for Milton Twp., Jackson Co., OH, then in the 1880 Federal census for Saltlick Twp., Perry Co., OH. Their daughter Ida Evaline Decker has a christening record for 4 Nov. 1876 in Handed, Vinton Co., OH. They lived in Hocking Co., OH for awhile, appearing in the 1900 Federal census for Gore, OH. In the 1910 Federal census, they were in Dayton, Montgomery Co., OH with daughter Ida E. Johnson and grandson Clarence Arthur.

Children:

James Lewis "Lew" Decker b. 1857 PA. Lew died in 1901 Hocking Co., OH. He married Millie Lanning, dau. of Joseph & Margaret (Skinner) Lanning.

John W. Decker b. March 1, 1862, according to George's
Civil War pension papers. John was b. in PA, then d. 1949 in Montgomery Co., OH. He might have been b. in Pittsburgh, since it says that on his death certificate, but that certificate also gave his birth date as 1860 and listed his father as George W. Decker. The informant may have been a clerk at the county home where he had been living.

Jane Decker b. about 1864, according to the 1870 Milton
Twp., Jackson Co., OH census

Mary Decker b. July 8, 1866, according to George's Civil War pension paper. According to Familysearch.org, Mary May Decker & Monroe Walters had a son Delford Pearl Walters on 6 March 1887 in Gore, Hocking Co., OH. Pearley Walters was 13 and living with his Decker grandparents in the 1900 Gore, Hocking Co., OH census. She signed Sarah's 1914 death certificate as Mary Troy. Her brother John was living with a widowed "May Cain" about Mary's age in the 1930 Federal census for Dayton, OH. According to Sally Messenger, Mary was m. to a Mr. Troy, then a Cain and had a son Tommy Cain.

Josephine Decker b. about 1867, according to the 1870
Jackson Co., OH and 1880 Coal Twp., Perry Co., OH
census records. She was living with husband James Arthur, children, and her brother Edward in the 1900 Federal census for Columbus, OH.

William L. Decker b. Dec. 17, 1868, according to George's
Civil War pension papers. He went by his middle name Leander as a child. He was in both the 1870 and 1880 census records for his parents, then married Celia Watson in 1893 Hocking Co., OH.

Malinda J. Decker b. Sept. 8, 1869,
according to George's Civil War pension paper and
Sally Messenger. The pension papers indicate that she died by 1915.

Edward E. Decker b. May 3/30, 1870 - d. Aug. 10, 1953,
according to George's pension paper, Edward's
birth/christening record in Jackson Co., OH and Sally
Messenger

George Marion Decker b. Dec. 25, 1871 or Nov. 26, 1871, according to George's Civil War pension papers and his Milton Twp., Jackson Co., OH birth record

Sarah E. Decker b. Feb. 26, 1873, according to the Milton
Twp., Jackson Co., OH birth records. She may have been Ellen in the 1880 census. George listed an Ella Decker in his Civil War pension papers as having died.

Daniel Decker b. March 28, 1875, according to the Milton
Twp., Jackson Co., OH birth records and the 1880
census

Ida Evaline Decker b. Nov., 1876, according to George's
Civil War pension papers and the 1880 census, Ida was m. to a Johnson before James Shartle.

Daisy D. Decker b. Nov. 8, 1882, according to George's
Civil War pension papers

Elmer Decker b. Sept. 10/30, 1885 - d. Dec. 29, 1950,
according to George's Civil War pension papers &
Elmer's Montgomery Co., OH death record

Lizzie, Lillie, or Libbie Decker, dead by 1915 according to George's Civil War pension papers. Difficult to read 19th century penmanship.

George E. Decker, dead by 1915 according to George's Civil War pension papers.

Emma Decker, dead by 1915 according to George's Civil War pension papers.




 
 
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 Spouse:
  William George Decker (1839 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  James Lewis Decker (1857 - 1901)*
  John William Decker (1862 - 1949)*
  Josephine Decker Arthur (1864 - 1958)*
  William Leander Decker (1868 - 1954)*
  Edward Elsworth Decker (1870 - 1953)*
  George Marion Decker (1871 - 1942)*
  Daniel Decker (1875 - 1896)*
  Ida Evaline Decker Shartle (1876 - 1931)*
  Daisy Decker Stegman (1882 - 1963)*
  Elmer Decker (1885 - 1950)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodland Cemetery and Arboretum
Dayton
Montgomery County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec: 118 Lot: 22
 
Maintained by: Sharon Leon
Originally Created by: Loretta Castaldi
Record added: Oct 17, 2011
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Rest in peace.
- Sharon Leon
 Added: Nov. 6, 2012
 
 
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