Sarah A. Ferrell1,2,3

ID# 20559, (1835 - 1915)
FatherMelcajah Ferrell4 ( - bef 1850)
MotherHarriett Johannet Flora4,5,6 (abt 1811 - 17 Jan 1894)

Key Events:

Birth: 10 Aug 1835, Halifax Co., Virginia7,8,9
Marriage: about 1857, Samuel E. Webster (Aug 1839 - 1907)10,11,12
Death: 24 Aug 1915, South Boston, Halifax Co., Virginia4
Burial: 25 Aug 1915, South Boston4
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Sarah A. Ferrell was born on 10 Aug 1835 in Halifax Co., Virginia.7,8,9 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, in the household of her mother, Harriett Johannet Flora.13 She married about 1857 Samuel E. Webster, son of James A. Webster and Sarah [surname unknown], and brother of the woman her brother William would marry about nine years later.10,11,12
     Sarah and Samuel E. Webster appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 11 Jun 1860, reporting no real estate, but personal estate of $215. Their son Charles was listed as living with them, as were John F. Lundrum, age 26, and Thomas J. Ragland, age 31, both carpenters. His parents and his sisters were apparently living close by as they appear as the previous household on the census record.14
     Sarah and Samuel appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Halifax Courthouse, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 23 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $500 and personal estate of $100. Their children Charles, Margaret, Seddon and Henry were listed as living with them, as was her mother.15
     Sarah and Samuel appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 1 Jun 1880. Their children Seddon and Edna were listed as living with them, as was her mother. Their son Charles and his wife and infant son were apparently living close by as they were listed next on the census record.16
     Sarah and Samuel appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of South Boston, Halifax Co., Virginia, enumerated 1 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their home, free of mortgage.17
     Her husband died in 1907.18
     Sarah appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of South Boston, Halifax Co., New Jersey, in the household of Margaret and Joseph W. Lee, her daughter and her husband.19
     Sarah died on 24 Aug 1915 in South Boston, Halifax Co., Virginia, at age 80.4 She was buried on 25 Aug 1915 in South Boston.4

Children:
     Children with Samuel E. Webster:

  • Charles Bruce Webster20,21,22 (8 Jul 1858 - 22 Jul 1928)
  • Margaret Webster21,23,24 (24 Mar 1861 - 9 Oct 1928)
  • Seddon Webster21,25 (1863 - 1892)
  • Henry Webster21 (abt 1866 - abt 1875)
  • Edna Y. Webster21,26,27 (10 Jun 1870 - 16 Jun 1933)

Citations

  1. [S6567] Hariet household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Sarah Ferrell.
  2. [S6577] Samuel E. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows name as Sarah A. Webster.
  3. [S6566] Sarah A. Webster, Certificate of Death, shows father's sername as Ferrell.
  4. [S6566] Sarah A. Webster, Certificate of Death.
  5. [S6567] Hariet household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S6569] Saml. E. Webster household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows Harriett as mother-in-law and Sarah as wife of head of household.
  7. [S6566] Sarah A. Webster, Certificate of Death, shows date, county, and state.
  8. [S6567] Hariet household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows age 15 and state.
  9. [S6578] Samuel E. Webster household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows month, year, age 64, and state.
  10. [S6577] Samuel E. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S6570] Samuel Webster household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S6578] Samuel E. Webster household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows married 43 years.
  13. [S6567] Hariet household, 1850 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  14. [S6577] Samuel E. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  15. [S6570] Samuel Webster household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  16. [S6569] Saml. E. Webster household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  17. [S6578] Samuel E. Webster household, 1900 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 98778343, Samuel E Webster, shows year and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  19. [S6579] Joseph W. Lee household, 1910 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia.
  20. [S6577] Samuel E. Webster household, 1860 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  21. [S6570] Samuel Webster household, 1870 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  22. [S6587] Charles Bruce Webster, Certificate of Death.
  23. [S6579] Joseph W. Lee household, 1910 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows Sarah as mother-in-law and Maggie as wife of head of household.
  24. [S6588] Margaret Webster Lee, Certificate of Death.
  25. [S6569] Saml. E. Webster household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows him as the son of her husband.
  26. [S6569] Saml. E. Webster household, 1880 U.S. Census, Halifax Co., Virginia, shows the girl as daughter of Sarah's husband.
  27. [S6589] Edna Webster Nesbitt, Certificate of Death.