Sarah E Mills Shipman

  • Birth 1854
  • Death 5 Jan 1941
  • Burial Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Plot
  • Memorial ID 5506957

Daughter of George and Isabell (Fleming) Mills and wife of Alvin Shipman.
Sarah E Mills Sayles Shipman

from FAG member Shelli Steedman:
Born in IL and died in King Co., Seattle, WA.
Mrs. Sarah Shipman, formerly Mrs. Oscar Sayles, aged 89, and for more than a
half century a resident of Ellensburg and the Kittitas Valley, died in a
sanitarium in Seattle, Sunday morning. She had been away from here about a year
but had been ill 19 months. The funeral will be held Wednesday at 3 o'clock
from the Green Lake Funeral Parlors, Seattle.

She leaves four living children, Mrs. Annie Poland of Ellensburg, Roy Sayles of
Seattle, Mrs. Alta Newman of Seattle and Chester M. Sayles of San Francisco. A
daughter-in-law, Mrs. George Sayles and grandchildren live here.

She was born in Illinois and married Oscar Sayles, an Illinois farmer, who
crossed the plains in a wagon train, first to the Grande Ronde Valley in Oregon
and later to Olympia. Her father was a captain in the Civil War and a brother,
Jess T. Mills, was a member of the state board of control under Governor McBride
and also sheriff of Thurston County.

Mr. and Mrs. Sayles moved to the Kittitas Valley in the early 1880s and most of
their children were born here. Later Mrs. Sayles died and she married A. M.
Shipman, who died several years ago. She lived on Capital Avenue, near the city

Ellensburg Daily Record, January 6, 1941

from FAG member JAKE:
Sarah (Mills) Sayles Shipman was born in Illinois and was the daughter of George Mills and Isabelle Fleming. She died on 5 Jan 1941 in Seattle, King, WA.

She was the wife of #1-Oscar Sayles (1843-1915) and #2-Alvin Marsden Shipman (1855-1935).

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  • Created by: Carolyn Farnum
  • Added: 3 Jun 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5506957
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah E Mills Shipman (1854–5 Jan 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5506957, citing Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA ; Maintained by Carolyn Farnum (contributor 10411580) .