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 Sarah “Sallie” <I>Sidwell</I> Merritt

Sarah “Sallie” Sidwell Merritt

Greene County, Georgia, USA
Death 25 Nov 1895 (aged 49–50)
Veazey, Greene County, Georgia, USA
Burial Veazey, Greene County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 17441771 · View Source
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Spouse: James MERRITT
Married: 12 Dec 1861 in Greene Co, GA

Greensboro Herald Obituary (Georgia)
Published Date: 26 November 1895
"Mrs. JAMES MERRITT DEAD - The above name lady about 50 years of age, died at her home in the Walker's neighborhood, Tuesday, and was buried Wednesday. She was a member of the Church at Walker's (United Methodist Church) and was a woman of many admirable traits of character. Her death is a sad blow to her husband, children and other friends, who have our sincere sympathy in this, the hour of their bereavement."

James MERRITT and 2nd wife Sarah "Sallie" SIDWELL are my husband's great-great-grandparents.

Two Children Not Yet Connected:
(all born in Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia)
1. Rosa Anna "Annie" Merritt, b: 2 FEB 1864
2. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Merritt, b: 4 FEB 1866

Tombstone date is incorrect. My date is correct.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 17441771
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah “Sallie” Sidwell Merritt (1845–25 Nov 1895), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17441771, citing Walker United Methodist Church Cemetery, Veazey, Greene County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by GenAngel (contributor 47430398) .