Sara Shick
(1852-1912)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Samuel Lewis Leighton

Sara Shick 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 14 Nov 1852, Warwick Twp., Chester, PA 3 6
  • Marriage (1): Samuel Lewis Leighton in 1869 in Reading: Central United Methodist Church, Berks, PA 1
  • Died: 28 Feb 1912, Spring City, Chester, PA at age 59 3
  • Buried: 3 Mar 1912, North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 3

   Another name for Sara was Sarah Scheck.7

   FamilySearch ID: LVNC-RWJ.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in South Coventry Twp., Chester, PA. 8 The 1900 census recorded Sam Leighton, farmer, 56, born Oct 1844, living with wife Saria, 48, Nov 1852; Henry, 27, Agu 1873; Bessie I., 18, Feb 1882; George W., 16, Jul 1884; Daisy F., 14, Oct 1886; Frank B., 12, Dec 1889; Ethel, 10, Jun 1890, and Samuel C., 7, May 1893. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Census in 1910 in North Coventry Twp., Chester, PA. 9 The 1910 census recorded Sara Leighton, widowed, 56, living with her son, Frank, 20; daughter Ethel, 19; son Samuel, 16; and grandson Harry Fox, 6. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.


Sara married Samuel Lewis Leighton in 1869 in Reading: Central United Methodist Church, Berks, PA.1 (Samuel Lewis Leighton was born on 7 Oct 1844 in Caernarvon Twp., Berks, PA,10 died on 7 Sep 1904 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 10 and was buried in North Coventry Twp.: Mount Zion Cemetery, Chester, PA 10.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013, PA > Berks > Reading > Central United Methodist. Marriage of Samuel Leighton and Saria Shick of Pottstown.

2 The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "FamilySearch," database, FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org : accessed 24 Jun 2014), entry for Olive Ethel Leighton, person ID 9KLW-4P7.

3 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 17287, Saria Leighton. Father Lewis Shick. Mother Susan Francis.

4 Ancestry.com, U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Olive Ethel Beecher.

5 Morning Call (Allentown, PA), 4 Jan 1949, page 2. Obituary of Mrs. J. Earl Beecher.

6 1860 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MXPJ-JG6 Lewis Shick, Warwick Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

7 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Death Certificates, 1906-1968 (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates. Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Death Certificate 4185. Olive Ethel Beecher. Father Samuel Leighton. Mother Sarah Scheck. Spouse J Earl Beecher.

8 1900 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M39V-KR2 Sam Leighton, South Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1A, family 7, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241393.

9 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MG3W-X1T Sara Leighton, North Coventry, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 42, sheet 7A, family 157.

10 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012 (Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-2012. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau of Archives and History. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Number: Series 1-7; Folder Number: 275. Samuel Leighton (1844-1904).



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