Sarah L. WALLACE

Female 1836 - 1909  (72 years)


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  • Name Sarah L. WALLACE 
    Born 09 Jun 1836  Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID EDEC6C8AD56943EC8CD65A557F5BAB8B5DE4 
    Died 25 Jan 1909  Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hollywood Cemetery, Richmond VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1850 US Census City of Petersburg, Dinwiddie County, VA, household no. 459. Sarah is listed as age 15, born in Connecticut, in the household of James A. Tyson, mechanic, age 36, born in New York. Also living there are Ellen, age 23, born in Connecticut, his wife, and children Harriet, age 12, born in VA, John, age 2 born in VA, and James, age 2 months, born in VA. Mary Wallace, age 26 and Emma Wallace, age 13, both born in Connecticut are living with the Tyson family as well. It appears that Sarah, Mary, and Emma were orphans at this point living in the home of their married sister, Ellen. By 1870 Ellen is a widow, living next door to Sarah and Andrew Overby.

      1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sarah Wallace
      Age: 15
      Birth Year: abt 1835
      Birthplace: Connecticut
      Home in 1850: Petersburg (Independent City), Virginia
      Gender: Female
      Family Number: 499
      Household Members:
      James A Tyson 36 [brother-in-law]
      Ellen Tyson 23 [sister]
      Hariett Tyson 12
      John Tyson 2
      James Tyson 0
      Mary Wallace 24
      Sarah Wallace 15
      Emma Wallace 13

      1860 US Census Chesterfield Co. VA, Northern Manchester District, household no. 905, listed as Sarah, age 23, born in Connecticut. She is in the household of Andrew Overby, age 25, carpenter, personal estate valued at $100, born in VA. along with John, age 2, born in VA, Thomas Mason, age 25 a carpenter, and Cornelia Mason, age 21.

      1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sarah Overby
      Age in 1860: 23
      Birth Year: abt 1837
      Birthplace: Connecticut
      Home in 1860: Manchester, Chesterfield, Virginia
      Gender: Female in household of Andrew Overby
      Post Office: Manchester

      1870 US Census Chesterfield Co. VA, First Revenue District, Household 909, she is listed as Sarah, age 33, born in Connecticut living with Andrew Overby, age 34, carpenter for railway, real estate valued at $1200, born in VA. Also n the household are Mary E., age 10, born in VA, Alice, age 7, born in VA, Nellie, age 5, born in VA, Lillie age 3, born in VA, Oscar, age 1 born in VA.

      Living next door in Household 910 are Ellen Tyson, age 42, keeping house, born in Connecticut, Archer B. Tyson, age 13, born in Virginia, James H. Tyson, age 10, born in VA, and Mary Wallace, age 46, born in VA. Both Archer and James attended school within the past year, they can both read, but cannot write.

      Widowed before 1880.

      Listed as 43 years old in 1880 census, Chesterfield. Co., VA, Manchester, Page 8
      Occupation: Keeping House. Had boarder, William Foster, an ironworker living with the family.
      Two older girls, Mary "Mollie" and Alice made paper boxes to add to families income.

      Sarah was born in Connecticut, her mother was born in Ireland and her father was born in Scotland.

      1881 Richmond City Directory p. 370 Manchester
      Sarah L. Overby, widow of Andrew S. Overby, home Semmes nr 8th.

      1883 Richmond City Directory, p. 553 Manchester
      Sarah L. Overby, widow of Andrew S. Overby boarding 511 w 8th

      1893-95 Richmond City Directory, p. 514
      Sarah L. Overby, widow of Andrew S. Overby, home: 818 East Clay Street (home of William Walden Russell and Alice Overby Russell) so she is living with her daughter and son-in-law.

      1895 Richmond City Directory, p. 563.
      Sarah L. Overby, widow of Andrew S. Overby, home: 934 East Grace
    Person ID I5944  Master File
    Last Modified 18 Jul 2014 

    Father John Wallace,   b. 13 Feb 1793, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1846, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Ellen,   b. Sep 1795, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1845, Petersburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Family ID F6094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Andrew S. OVERBY,   b. 1836, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1877, Chesterfield Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Children 
     1. John OVERBY,   b. Abt 1858, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Aug 1868, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 10 years)
     2. Mary Ellen (Mollie) OVERBY,   b. 16 Oct 1860, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1958, St. Louis, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years)
     3. Alice Elizabeth OVERBY,   b. Abt 1863, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jun 1940, Richmond, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years)
     4. Nellie G. OVERBY,   b. 15 Aug 1865, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1926, Richmond, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     5. Lillie OVERBY,   b. Abt 1868, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1939, Richmond, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years)
     6. Oscar E. OVERBY,   b. Abt 1870, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 10 years)
     7. Andrew Bird OVERBY,   b. 30 May 1873, Manchester, Chesterfield Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1874, Manchester, Chesterfield Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     8. Florence (Florrie) OVERBY,   b. 10 Jun 1878, Manchester, Chesterfield Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1956, Richmond, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2018 
    Family ID F4491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart