Sarah Jane <I>Parrish</I> Bourn

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Sarah Jane Parrish Bourn

  • Birth 19 Mar 1856 Colony, Knox County, Missouri, USA
  • Death 15 Oct 1927 Gorin, Scotland County, Missouri, USA
  • Burial Wyaconda, Clark County, Missouri, USA
  • Memorial ID 26799103

Sarah Jane was the daughter of Walter Monroe and Eleanor Owen Parrish. She was one of seven children.

Sarah Jane was the second wife of Joseph Richard Bourn. She became "Step-Mom" to the eight children that he had from a prior marriage, and she and Jospeh had eight children of their own: Emma Lillian, Nellie Pearl, Joseph Richard, Lula May, Rosa Alice, Eddie, Alpha, and George Lawrence.

Sarah was a hard working farm wife and mother despite the fact that she lost her right hand in an accident with a saw. Her granddaughter, Jessie Gardner Golden remembered her tying her shoes faster than she herself could.

She was asthmatic, and asthma is listed on her death certificate as the cause of her death.


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  • Created by: The Goldens
  • Added: 13 May 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 26799103
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Jane Parrish Bourn (19 Mar 1856–15 Oct 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 26799103, citing Bear Creek Cemetery, Wyaconda, Clark County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by The Goldens (contributor 46997784) .