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 Sarah <I>Harker</I> Griggs

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Sarah Harker Griggs

  • Birth 1797 New Jersey, USA
  • Death 20 Jan 1875 Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Bartonville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 5592621

SARAH HARKER, first child of James and Mary McColom Harker, was born in New Jersey in 1797 Her marriage to George Griggs took place in Cayuga County N. Y., about 1816. With her husband and family of six children, she came with her father and his family, to Illinois in 1829. Their home was on what was known as Pennsylvania Ridge, about ten miles west of Harker Corners.
Their children were, Harvey, James, Puella, Franklyn, Mary, Jeremiah, Asenath, Susan. They lived the hard life of the early pioneers, reared their family, and passed away, leaving a good name to a large number of interesting descendants. Mr. Griggs died in 1849. His wife died in 1875. Both are buried in Harker Corners Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Ron Mace
  • Originally Created by: Anonymous
  • Added: 5 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5592621
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Harker Griggs (1797–20 Jan 1875), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5592621, citing Harkers Corner Cemetery, Bartonville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Ron Mace (contributor 47683497) .