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228. Sarah Jane WISHARD215 was born on 8 August 1861.119,207

I found Sarah living with the family of Jacob DeVault in 1880. She was age 18 and listed as a boarder. Jacob DeVault was age 59, b. Ohio, his father b. VA, his mother born in PA. His wife Margaret was age 55, b. Ohio, her father b. VA, her mother b. Ohio. Son Geo. W. was age 21, born in Ohio. Daughter Mary E. age 18, b. Ohio and daughter Dora age 16, b. Ohio. Dora would marry Sarah's brother Henry.

Sarah married John B. Lester, 27 Feb 1881, Bloomfield. He was 24; she was 20. John's parents listed as Geo. W. Lester & Rhoda Johnson. Sarah's parents were Wm. Wishard and Margaret Breeding.

Sarah Jane WISHARD and John B. LESTER were married on 27 February 1881 in Bloomfield, Davis County, Iowa.202 John B. LESTER, son of George W. LESTER and Rhoda T. JOHNSON, was born in 1858 in Iowa.216

1880 Census. Bloomfield, Davis Co, Iowa, Hh 117
Geo. W. Lester, age 73, b. KY, parents b. VA
Rhoda, 62, wife, b. IL, parents b. NC
all born in Iowa:
Mary, 23, dau
John, son age 21
Carrie, 14, dau
[living next door to William & Alice Wishard and daughter Nora]

Sarah Jane WISHARD and ??? WALKER were married. ??? WALKER was born (date unknown).

Sarah Jane WISHARD and W. P. SMITH were married. W. P. SMITH was born (date unknown).