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 Sarah Griffin <I>Owen</I> Burleson

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Sarah Griffin Owen Burleson

  • Birth 23 Nov 1796 Owensboro, Daviess County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 13 Apr 1875 Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Section 1 Lot 341.
  • Memorial ID 21269713

Great-Great-Great-Grandmother

Sarah Owen Burleson learned to run their plantation by herself as her husband, General Edward Burleson was often gone. One time she asked her husband to make certain there was enough firewood before he left. When he failed to do so she had her servants take the shingles from the roof of the house. When General Burleson arrived home he not only had to chop the needed firewood he had to replace the missing shingles as well.


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  • Created by: SLGMSD
  • Added: 31 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21269713
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Griffin Owen Burleson (23 Nov 1796–13 Apr 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21269713, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .