Sarah Jane <I>Camp</I> Peeples

Sarah Jane Camp Peeples

Georgia, USA
Death 3 Jul 1863 (aged 32)
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, USA
Burial Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, USA
Plot C302 2 001 12
Memorial ID 172847456 · View Source
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Departed this life at Valdosta, Lowndes county on the 2d instant, after a short but painful attack, of a few days, Mrs. SARAH JANE PEEPLES, wife of Richard A. Peeples., Esq. in the thirty-third year of her age.

Beautiful, calm and trusting, passed the years of her earthly pilgrimage; and as quietly and beautifully has passed away, forever, one of the gentle and loved of the earth.

She embraced religion in her fourteenth year and connected herself with the Methodist Episcopal Church, of which she continued an ardent and devoted member up to the period of her departure from this world of trouble; and her death-bed scene was one of those [OBSCURED BY A MARK ON THE PAPER] of the truth of Christian religion, which blesses the dying and reflects back upon the living the subdued, but steady light, which makes glad the heart of the Christian traveler. Husband, children, friends, servants, all were bid adieu, and forever with hopeful trust, and she quietly fell asleep in her Saviour's arms and gladly exchanged this body of death for robes of light and immortality.

Farewell kindly gentle and loving daughter, wife, sister, mother, friend. May the strong light of thy truthful, Christian life and womanly virtues long dwell around the vacant hearts and habitation of mourning husband and weeping children. And may the God of all goodness and grace suit this deep and sad bereavement to the increased religious conviction of the stricken ones left behind.


~Southern Recorder. 21 July 1863. p3.


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  • Added: 16 Nov 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 172847456
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Jane Camp Peeples (20 Jul 1830–3 Jul 1863), Find a Grave Memorial no. 172847456, citing Sunset Hill Cemetery, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by PhillW (contributor 47675628) .