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Sarah CLARKSTONAge: 38 years18491887

Name
Sarah CLARKSTON
Given names
Sarah
Surname
CLARKSTON
Married name
Sarah Mefford
Birth 1849 41 38
Birth of a brotherJoseph CLARKSTON
1849
Birth of a half-brotherWilliam CLARKSTON
June 1852 (Age 3 years)

Note: He could be son of Mary, the first wife of Lewis Clarkston. It is possible Lewis remarried in 1853 to Sarah, his second wife.
Marriage of a parentLewis CLARKSTONSarah ROBINSONView this family
November 13, 1853 (Age 4 years)
Note: Lewis Clarkson's second wife's name was Sarah. It is NOT clear that she is the same person referenc…
Birth of a half-sisterNancy CLARKSTON
December 23, 1858 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a half-sisterCharlota CLARKSTON
1863 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a half-brotherJohn CLARKSTON
1866 (Age 17 years)
Death of a fatherLewis CLARKSTON
December 1868 (Age 19 years)
Note: Date is from Ozark County MO probate records (FHL film 929574). For more details, see the NOTES sec…

Death of a brotherJames CLARKSTON
April 1869 (Age 20 years)
Cause: Murdered by bushwackers.
Note: James Clarks(t)on was killed by raiders after the Civil War. He is buried in the "Betsey Graham Gra…
Census 1870 (Age 21 years)
Note: Sarah, age 21, was living with her older brother Thomas' family.
MarriageIsaiah Tivis MEFFORDView this family
August 15, 1875 (Age 26 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Nancy MEFFORD
1876 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Rosina MEFFORD
1879 (Age 30 years)

Census
Note: 1880 United States Federal Census
Death 1887 (Age 38 years)
Note: From Findagrave for Sarah Clarkson Mefford:
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
elder sister
-3 years
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
5 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
Elizabeth Clarkston DugginElizabeth CLARKSTON
Birth: January 18, 1840 32 29Taney Co, MO
Death: February 25, 1928Porum, Muskogee Co, OK
3 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
6 years
herself
1 year
twin brother
Father’s family with Sarah ROBINSON - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage: November 13, 1853Boone Co, MO
-16 months
half-brother
7 years
half-sister
Father’s family with Lucy Alley? - View this family
father
step-mother
Marriage:
half-sister
4 years
half-brother
Family with Isaiah Tivis MEFFORD - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: August 15, 1875Ozark Co, MO
17 months
daughter
4 years
daughter

Census

Sarah, age 21, was living with her older brother Thomas' family.

Census

1880 United States Federal Census

Tivis Mefford 27 Sarah Mefford 32 Nancy Mefford 4 Rosina Mefford 1 Liza Clarkston 33 Sister In Law

Death

From Findagrave for Sarah Clarkson Mefford:

Sarah W Clarkson MeffordMemorial

Birth: 1849, Marion County, Arkansas, USA Death: 1887, Ozark County, Missouri, USA Her parents were Lewis Clarkson (1808–1869) and Mary Legg (1811–1852)

Spouse: Isaiah Tevis Mefford (1853 - 1914)

Children: Nancy Ellen Mefford Darnell (1875 - 1962)* Lewis Izer Mefford (1882 - 1970)* Wallace Mefford (1884 - 1959)*

*Calculated relationship

Burial: Absher Cemetery Thornfield Ozark County Missouri, USA