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Sarah (Peters) Blakely 1809-1897
Photo taken from "A History of Richard Peters of Halfmoon" ... by Leone Peters Kleinheinz
Sarah (Peters) Blakely 1888

Photographed here on her 79th birthday in 1888, Sarah was the daughter of Richard and Susannah (Halstead). Born on 28 Sep 1809 in Stamford, Delaware Co., New York, she was one of the first persons to study geography in that county and also learned to do exquisite needlework while at school.

She married John D. Blakey in Tully, Onondaga Co., New York on 06 Jul 1837. John was born on 19 Oct 1809 in Kortright, and was the son of William and Nancy (McDonald). Sarah and John were the parents of four children: Richard, Nancy who married Ezbon Bower, Susan J., and Helen Jerusha who was the wife of George Rowland.

Remembered as an ardent Bible student and interested in current events, Sarah passed away in Genoa, Cayuga Co., New York on 07 Apr 1897 at the age of eighty-seven years, six months and ten days.

Family Photos relative to Hannah (Rich) Peters
Photo of daughter Mrs. Nancy C. Bower in album of Hannah (Rich) Peters
Headstone of husband, John D. "Blakeley" at Tully Cemetery

Updated 02 Jun 2014
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