272. Sarah E. GABBARD was born in 1856 in Kentucky.56 She died on 21 August 1940 at the age of 84.
Northwest Arkansas Times 23 August 1940 p.5
Mrs. Sara E. Gabbard, who died Wednesday at the home of her son, J.W. Gabbard of Fayetteville was buried Thursday at Hester cemetery near Baldwin, following funeral services held by Rev. William R. Porter.
Mrs. Gabbard was born Jan. 16, 1853 at McKee, Jackson county, Ky. She moved to Arkansas in 1875 and had resided here since.
She is survived by six sons and two daughters: J.W. Gabbard, Lige W. Gabbard, Wills E. Gabbard and John C. Gabbard and by Mrs. Margaret Pointer, all of Fayetteville; and by "Bud" Gabbard of Sulphur City; Mrs. Rebecca Johnson of Tulsa; and Louis Gabbard of Little Rock. Twenty-one grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren also survive.
Pallbearers were W.E. Dill, F.G. Laney, Paul Wilcox, Billie Wilcox, J.L. Fincher and W.M. Blackburn.
Biuried Hester Cemetery, Fayetteville, Washington Co, AR
Sarah E. GABBARD and Hiram Francis GABBARD were married on 26 January 1877 in Jackson County, Kentucky.8,83 Hiram Francis GABBARD, son of Elijah G. GABBARD and Sarah STEPHENS, was born on 4 July 1858 in Jackson County, Kentucky.50 He died on 19 June 1939 at the age of 80.8
1900 Census. Boston Twp, Franklin Co, AR, Hh 50
Hiram Gabbard, b. Jul 1858, age 42, married 22 years
Sarah, wife, b. Jan 1859, age 41, 10 children - 8 are living
Children all born in Arkansas:
Slias E., b. Oct 1886, 13
James N., son, b. Aug 1888, 11
Lewis F., son, b. Feb 1890, age 10
John C., son, b. Jan 1892, 8
Willie E., son, b. Mar 1893, 7
Eliga W., son, b. May 1896, 4
Beckie E., dau, b. Feb 1882, age 18
Margaret F., dau, b. Oct 1883, age 16
Eliga, Father, b. Dec 1818, age 81, widowed
1930 Census. Prairie Twp, Washington Co, AR, Hh 151
Hiram Gabbard, 70, b. KY, Farmer
Sarrah E., wife, 71, b. KY
Louis, son, 34, b. AR, Farm Labor
John, son, 32, b. AR, Odd Jobs
William, son, son, 30, b. AR, Farm Labor
Buried Hester Cemetery, Fayetteville, Washington Co, AR. Dates are not on the stone pictured, but have been given as: 4 Jul 1856, d. 19 Jun 1939. Neither Hiram nor Sarah is found in the 1940 census. I had been given a death date for Hiram as 17 Sep 1948 - I believe that was wrong.
Sarah E. GABBARD and Hiram Francis GABBARD had the following children:
|Rebecca Emaline "Becca" GABBARD.|
|Margaret F. GABBARD.|
|Silas G. GABBARD.|
|James W. GABBARD.|
|Lewis F. GABBARD.|
|John C. GABBARD.|
|Willie E. GABBARD.|
|Elijah W. GABBARD.|