Sarah Elizabeth <I>Corby</I> Myers

Sarah Elizabeth Corby Myers

Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA
Death 28 May 1900 (aged 86–87)
Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
Burial Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, USA
Plot Unmarked
Memorial ID 156128975 · View Source
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Franklin Democrat, Friday, June 1, 1900, page 1, column 4
Mrs. Sarah Myers, age eighty-seven years, died Monday morning at the home of her son, Thomas J. Turpin, on east Madison street. She had been in poor health for some time due to extreme old age. Funeral services were held Wednesday afternoon from the residence conducted by Rev. C. R. Hudson of the Christian church, where the deceased had long held a membership. Burial at Greenlawn.
[Submitted by Mark McCrady and Cathea Curry]
The 1850 US Federal Census for Jessamine, Jessamine County, Kentucky records 52 year-old, Kentucky born post and bailer laborer [sic] Dan’l Turpin, his 37 year-old, Kentucky-born wife Sarah Turpin, and their Kentucky-born children, 15 year old Mary J. Turpin, 14 year old Matilda Turpin, 12 year old Wm. Turpin, 10 year old Ira Turpin and 9 year old Thomas J. Turpin.

Johnson County, Indiana.; Marriage Records 1850–1875 V2, D. A. R., transcribed by Edna Thompson Bice, records on page 54 that Albert H. Myers married Elizabeth Turpin on 14 Jul 1857.

The 1860 US Federal Census for Washington, Morgan County, Indiana records 50 year-old, Maryland-born butcher Albert H. Myers, his 46 year-old Kentucky-born wife, Sarah Myers, his 22 year-old, Kentucky-born daughter, Margaret Meyers, and her Kentucky-born children, 18 year-old Thomas Turpin, 15 year-old Alexander Turpin, 12 year old Ann E. Turpin, and 10 year-old Elizabeth Turpin.
Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899–2011, Franklin, Franklin Township, Johnson County, Certificate and Record of Death, Health Officer’s Record Number 20, page 165 records that Sarah Myers died at about 7 o’clock p. m. on 28 May 1900 at her residence, on Madison Street, Franklin from consumption of two years’ duration, aged 87 years. She was female, white, widowed with no occupation, birthplace Jesamine [sic] County, Kentucky. Her father’s name was Wm. Corby and her mother’s maiden name unknown, birthplaces of both unknown. The informant was Thomas J. Turpin. Sarah was buried in Franklin, Indiana on 30 May 1900, Dudley Peek, undertaker.
Lois E B Johnson
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  • Created by: Mark McCrady
  • Added: 17 Dec 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial 156128975
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Elizabeth Corby Myers (1813–28 May 1900), Find a Grave Memorial no. 156128975, citing Greenlawn Cemetery, Franklin, Johnson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mark McCrady (contributor 47714241) .