Samuel Beeker
Ellen J. Gallimore
Robert Washington Russell
Sarah Flow
(1832-Bet 1900/1910)
William Henry Beeker
Minnie Elizabeth Russell
Sarah Elizabeth Beeker


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1. Charles Ethan Howard

Sarah Elizabeth Beeker 2 3

  • Born: 14 Nov 1894, Mill Bridge, Rowan, NC, USA 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Charles Ethan Howard on 14 Aug 1915 in Johns, Jefferson, AL, USA 1
  • Died: 31 Dec 1980, Fairfield, Jefferson, AL, USA at age 86 3
  • Buried: Birmingham: Elmwood Cemetery, Jefferson, AL, USA 3

   FamilySearch ID: KC8X-2B9.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Atwell Township, Rowan, NC, USA. 4 The 1900 census recorded Ed Cornelison, farmer, 51, born Nov 1848, living with his wife he married 3 years earlier: Minnie, 32, Sep 1867. (Note: After James Edward Cornelison's first wife, Sarah Beeker, died about 1893-95, James married her brother William Henry Beeker'widow, Minnie Russell.)
In 1900 living with James and Minnie were Sarah's children: Florence, 23, Nov 1876; Gertrude, 21, Mar 1879; John, 19, Mar 1881; Curtis, Jun 1884, 16, Charley Beeker, Nov 1887, 12; Ella Beeker, Mar 1890, 10. Also children born of William and Minnie: Cora L. Beeker, Apr 1892, 8; and Satie (Sarah) Beeker, 6, July 1893. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina. The census columns for Minnie show she had given birth to 6 children, all alive in 1900.

2. Census in 1910 in Hendersonville, Henderson, NC, USA. 5 The 1910 census recorded at 319 3rd Avenue West: John F. Russill, 52, retail grocery saleman, living with wife Minnie E. Russil, 52; daughters Luna F. Russill, saleslady 5 & 10 store, 28; Alda M. Russill, 20; Nora B. Russill, 18; son Stephen C. Russill, driver meat market ,16; daughter Sarah G. Russill, 13; and nieces Cora Lee Beeker, 17, and Sarah E. Beeker, 15. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina. Minnie E. was married to John for 33 years and had birthed 9 children, per the census column.

3. Newspaper: Birmingham News: Howard-Beeker Wedding, 15 Aug 1915, Birmingham, Jefferson, AL. 6 HOWARD-BEEKER. C. K. Howard of Belle Sumter and Miss Sarah E. Beeker of North John, were quietly married Sunday morning at the residence of the bride's brother and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Parsons. Only relatives and few intimate friends were present. Mrs. Howard is a charming young woman of North Johns and popular among the social set. Mr. Howard Is a popular young business man of Belle Sumter and is employed in the commissary of the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company. After spending their honeymoon in Chattanooga and other points they will reside at Belie Sumter.

4. Residence: on 15 Aug 1915 in Belle Center, Jefferson, AL, USA. 6

5. Residence: on 27 Jul 1956 in Montgomery, Montgomery, AL, USA. 7

Sarah married Charles Ethan Howard on 14 Aug 1915 in Johns, Jefferson, AL, USA.1 (Charles Ethan Howard was born on 24 Aug 1886 in Cooper, Chilton, AL, USA,8 died on 19 Apr 1955 in Fairfield, Jefferson, AL, USA 8 and was buried in Birmingham: Elmwood Cemetery, Jefferson, AL, USA 8.)


1, Alabama, Select Marriages, 1816-1942, Sarah Elizabeth Beeker and C. E. Howard, 14 Aug 1915. FHL Film 1064436.

2, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Sara Elizabeth Beeker, 14 Nov 1894 citing vol. 902, p. 305, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

3 Find A Grave,

4 1900 United States Census, Minnie Cornelison Atwell Township Rowan Co. NC.

5 1910 United States Census, ttps:// John F Russill, Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 78, sheet 6A, family 91.

6 Birmingham News (Birmingham, AL) (Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama.), 15 Aug 1915, page 26. Beeker-Howard Wedding.

7 "Greene County Democrat (Eutaw, AL)," 2 Aug 1956 page 1, obituary of Fred R. Beeker.

8 Find A Grave,

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