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60. Sarah "Sally" WISHARD121 was born on 6 October 1817 in Fleming County, Kentucky.27 She died on 9 April 1905 at the age of 87. She was buried in Flatrock Baptist Cemetery, Clifford, Bartholemew County, Indiana.

License granted 29 Feb 1844, for marriage to Nathaniel Owens, same day of marriage by Giles Holmes, Minister of the Gospel.

Sarah Owens claimed her share of her parents' estate in 1851.

She is in the 1900 Census as Sarah Owens, Jackson, Shelby Co, IN, age 82. Living with Noah Hunt, age 47, and Sarah P. Hunt, age 46 (her daughter), and Elva A. Hunt, age 17, grandchild.

Her gravestone pictured on Ancestry has her date of death - Apr. 9, 1905
She was aged 87 years, 5 months, 29 days.

Sarah "Sally" WISHARD and Alpha HILL were married on 19 October 1837 in Shelby County, Indiana.64,122 Alpha HILL was born on 31 March 1817.13 He died on 2 May 1843 at the age of 26 in Shelby County, Indiana.13 He was buried at Eberhart Cemetery, Shelby County, Indiana.123

1840 Census. Jackson Twp, Shelby Co IN
Alpha Hil, 1m age 20-30; 1f under 5, 1f 20-30.

Sarah "Sally" WISHARD and Alpha HILL had the following children:



Mary Ann HILL124 was born in 1839 in Indiana.124

Mary Ann was listed with the family of Nathaniel & Sarah Owen [her stepfather & mother] and she was listed as though her surname was Owen.

Sarah "Sally" WISHARD and Nathaniel OWENS were married on 29 February 1844 in Shelby County, Indiana.13 Nathaniel OWENS64,121,124,125,126 was born in 1801 in Virginia.13

There are two earlier marriages in Bartholomew Co IN, either or both could be this Nathaniel.
Nathaniel Owens married Frances Turner on 24 Dec 1822
Nathaniel Owens married Susannah Ross on 31 Jun 1827 - this is a non-existent date, perhaps it should have been transcribed as 31 Jan.

The 1850 census indicates several children born before Nathaniel married Sarah Wishard Hill in February of 1844. They are of an age to have been children of Susannah Ross and I have placed them as such until further reserach is done.

1850, Flatrock Twp, Bartholomew Co IN
Nathaniel Owen age 49, b. VA. Sarah age 38, b. KY Children born in IN
Marilla 20, Rhuhama 15, Josiah 18, Woodford 12 [Children of Nathaniel & Susannah Ross]
Mary Ann age 11 [probably Mary Ann Hill, daughter of Sarah & Alpha Hill - surname not given in the census]
William 9, Nathaniel Jr 7 [Children of Nathaniel & Susannah Ross]
John age 5 and Hannah M. age 1 [Children of Nathaniel & Sarah born after their married in 1844]

1860 Census. Flatrock Twp, Bartholemew Co, IN
Nathaniel Owens age 59, b. VA. Sarah, age 41, b. KY Children all born in Indiana.
Nathaniel, 17, John 14, Hannah 11, Morgan 9, Pency 7 [female], James 4, Lavina 2.
Elrey Cole age 21, lived with the family.
The young Nathaniel is the child of an earlier marriage of his father's.

1870 Census. Flatrock Twp, Bartholomew Co IN
Nathaniel Owens age 70, b. VA. Value of real estate $23,000; Personal property $3,000.
Sarah age 48, b. KY
Morgan age 20, Sarah P. age 18, James age 15, and Levina age 11
John Owens living next door, age 22. Wife America age 22, b. IN and Elicabeth age 1.
Eli Parish age 19 and his wife Milla age 16 are living with John.

1880 Census. Faltrock Twp, Bartholomew Co IN
Nathaniel Owens age 79, b. VA as were his parents. Sarah age 63, wife, b. KY, parents born in Ohio.
Luvina J. age 22, daughter, b. IN, father b. VA, mother b. Ohio [error - should be KY]
Stines, Sarah L. age 14, Granddaughter, b. Indiana as were both parents
McKinney, William, age 44, Works on farm. b. Ohio as were his parents
Owens, George W. age 15, Nephew, Works on farm. b. IN as were both parents.

By 1900, neither Nathaniel nor Sarah found in Bartholomew Co.

Sarah "Sally" WISHARD and Nathaniel OWENS had the following children:



John Quincy Adams OWENS was born in 1846 in Indiana.121

John Q. Owens married Frances A. E. Thurston, 17 Sep 1885, Shelby Co, IN. It was his second marriage. He was a lumber dealer, of Needham. Parents listed as Nathaniel Owens & Sarah Wishard. Frances' parents were listed as William Tucker and Ida Treon. She was 22. They were married at her father's residence. They were married by Isaac Duckworth.



Hannah OWENS was born in 1849 in Indiana.121



Morgan OWENS was born in 1851 in Indiana.121



Sarah P. "Pency" OWENS was born in 1853 in Indiana.121



James OWENS was born in 1856 in Indiana.121



Lavina J. OWENS was born in 1858 in Indiana.121