Sarah Jane DUKE

Female 1924 - 2015  (91 years)

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  • Name Sarah Jane DUKE 
    Born 24 May 1924  Camden, AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID C930AEE3F58F4D5F817F9E7D5C27C10F2881 
    Died 04 Jun 2015  Hopewell, VA Find all individuals with events at this location 

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sarah Duke
      Gender: Female
      Birth Year: abt 1925
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Possum Bend, Wilcox, Alabama
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Father's Name: W C Duke
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's name: Mae W Duke
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama

      1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: Sarah Jame Duke
      Age: 15
      Estimated birth year: abt 1925
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Home in 1940: Possum Bend, Wilcox, Alabama
      Street: Monroeville Road
      Attended School or College: Yes
      Highest Grade Completed: High School, 2nd year
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: No
      Household Members:
      Warren C Duke 60
      Mae Duke 48
      Alexander Duke 25
      Blanche Duke 23
      Kirk R Duke 19
      Olanles A Duke 18 [Charles]
      James Duke 17
      Sarah Jame Duke 15


      The Daily News, Genessee Co. NY; 9 June 2015

      Jane Duke-Hurlburt of North Avenue, Hopewell, Va. died Thursday (June 4, 2015) at her residence at the age of 91.

      She was born May 24, 1924, in Camden, Ala., a daughter to the late Dr. Warren C. Duke and Mae Elizabeth (Williams) Duke.

      She is survived by her one true love and husband, Russell who she married Aug. 15, 1946, and again on July 7, 2012; her six children, Beth, Marti, David (Kari), Kirk, Nancy (Vic), Justine (Richard); three grandchildren, Sean, Kassi and Julia, Sarah; a great-grandson: Brayden; her brother, James and his wife Claire; her sister-in-law, Marian; also survived by six nieces, eight nephews, and a multitude of loving friends in Alabama, New York, Virginia, across the country and around the world.

      She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Blanche Gates and husband John; five brothers, Dashwood, Warren, William Alexander, Kirk, Charles and their wives; also preceded by two brothers who died in infancy; her father and mother-in-law, Frank and Margaret Hurlburt; a brother-in-law, Frank Oliver and a sister-in-law, Hildy Kavanaugh and husband Raymond.

      Jane was a member of Camden United Methodist Church, Camden, Alabama and an affiliate member of Centenary United Methodist Church, Richmond, Virginia.

      In 2012, she was presented a life membership in the United Methodist Women by Ginter Park United Methodist Church, Richmond, Va. She was active in numerous service and fraternal organizations throughout her life. She was a charter member of the Eagle Memorial Post of the American Legion Auxiliary in Bliss, serving as President at the local and county levels.

      She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star of the State of New York for over 50 years and held many chapter offices including Worthy Matron of chapters in Bergen and Castile. In 1973, Jane served as the District Deputy Grand Matron of the Genesee-Wyoming District. Over the last few years, she was a member of Stebbins Chapter in Pike. Jane was an amazing seamstress, crocheter, and knitter. She was best known for her hand-knitted Christmas stockings. She knitted hundreds of them over the past three decades for family, friends, and as church fundraisers. She was an admissions clerk for Wyoming County Community Hospital in Warsaw and the secretary for Camden United Methodist Church.

      Calling hours will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, June 12 at the Bliss Baptist Church, Main St., Bliss. A Memorial Service will follow at 3 p.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Richard Reed officiating.

      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Crater Community Hospice, 3916 South Crater Rd., Petersburg, VA 23805. Online condolences may be offered at
    Person ID I6060  Master File
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2015 

    Father Warren Cornelius DUKE,   b. 8 Aug 1879, Lower Peach Tree, Wilcox Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1957, Selma, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Mae WILLIAMS,   b. 5 Jan 1892, Eufaula, AL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Dec 1973, Selma, AL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 15 Apr 1914  Eufala, Barbour Co. AL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alabama Marriages, 1816-1957
      Groom's Name: Warren Corwins [Cornelius] Duke
      Bride's Name: Elizabeth May Williams
      Marriage Date: 15 Apr 1914
      Marriage Place: Eufaula, Barbour, Alabama
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M73532-9
      System Origin: Alabama-EASy
      Source Film Number: 1289489
    Family ID F4532  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Russell L. HURLBURT,   b. ca 1924, Bliss, Wyoming Co. NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Aug. 15, 1946 and July 7, 2012 
    Divorced Yes 
     1. Kirk HURLBURT
     2. Elizabeth HURLBURT
     3. David HURLBURT
     4. Justine HURLBURT
     5. Nancy HURLBURT
     6. Martha (Marti) HURLBURT
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2015 
    Family ID F4537  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart