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Sarah (Twitty) Mackey Bodine

  • Birth 1775 Tryon, Polk County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 25 Dec 1846 Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial McClellan Township, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 8135960

Probably eldest of 10 of William H. and Mary Welsh Mackey, Sarah married William Twitty about 1790 in SC. She was widowed about 1808/9 when William disappeared in Indiana Territory with their 19 year old son, William Twitty, Jr.

She was married in Jefferson Co. on 19 Sep 1838 by Jonathon Wells, Esquire, to neighbor James Bodine (1772 VA-18__ IL). They entered into a legal agreement that "neither would exercise any influence over the other's possessions now or in the future" which was notarized and signed on Jan 28, 1842.

Her full biography is under the name TWITTY.

Her grave is one of many in the old part with stone lost, unreadable or buried. Family tradition says she was buried here.

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  • Created by: Rosetta
  • Added: 28 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8135960
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah (Twitty) Mackey Bodine (1775–25 Dec 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8135960, citing South Hickory Hill Cemetery, McClellan Township, Jefferson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Rosetta (contributor 46558106) .