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The Bridgewater Register

Harlow Family of Virginia

Sarah Jane Koontz

and 1) John F. Wilkinson/Wilkerson

and 2) Samuel Ely Miller

Sarah Jane Koontz

Sarah Jane Koontz was in April 1852 in Texas, daughter of Andrew Brown Koontz and Martha Jane Harlow.

Sarah was married in Hopkins Co., Texas, on December 20, 1869, to John F. Wilkinson/Wilkerson.

Sarah was married in Hopkins Co., Texas, on September 10, 1873, to Samuel Ely Miller who was born in March 1841 in North Carolina, son of John C. Miller and Mary Ely.

John F. Wilkinson and Sarah Jane Koontz had the following known child:

      1. Thomas Wilkinson/Wilkerson [ - ]

Samuel Ely Miller and Sarah Jane Koontz had the following known children:

      1. Bular B. Miller [1874 - ]

      2. Fielder Miller [1878 - ]

      3. Judson Fuller Miller [July 5, 1881 - Mar. 6, 1926] m. Ada L. Germany

      4. Edgar Harvey Miller [Nov. 4, 1883 - ] m. Kate

      5. Carl Ely Miller [Feb. 12, 1887 - ] m. Anna Kirkland

Source Records:

Hopkins Co., Texas, Marriage Records

1860 Census, Beat No. 4, Hopkins Co., Texas, p. 102 [160]

Sarah, age 7, born Texas; living with parents

1870 Census, Precinct No. 4, Hopkins Co., Texas, p. 27 [154]

1 October 1870

Post Office: Miller Grove

189-189

12. Dorris James 23 M W foreman --- 500 Texas Could not Write

13. ---------- Martha 20 F W Keeping house N Carolina Could not Read or Write

14. ---------- James 3 M W Texas

15. ---------- Mary 2 F W Texas

16. Wilkerson John 17 M W works on farm Texas Could not Write

17. ---------- Lane 17 F W Domestic Servt Texas Could not Read or Write

"Wilkerson" and "Lane" are what appear written although this is almost certainly Sarah "Jane" Koontz "Wilkinson".

Entry is indexed "Wilkinson" by Ancestry.com.

1880 Census, Precinct No. 4, Hopkins Co., Texas, e. d. 59, p. 26 [183B]

15 June 1880

245-245

6. Miller Samuel, W M 38 [Head] married, Farmer; b. NC; parents b. NC

7. --------- Jane S, W F 26, Wife, married, Keeping house; b. TX; father b. MO; mother b. [blank]

8. Wilkerson Thomas, W M 11, Son, single, Work on Farm; b. TX; father b. [blank] mother b. TX

9. --------- Bular B, W F 6, Daughter, single; b. TX; father b. [blank] mother b. TX

10.-------- Fielder, M W 2, Son, Single; b. TX; father b. [blank] mother b. TX

1900 Census, J. P. #4, Hunt Co., Texas, e. d. 130, sheet 7A, p. 21

12 June 1900

118-119

12. Miller Eli C, Head, W M Mar 1841 59, married 25 years; b. NC; parents b. NC; Farmer

13. --------- Sarah J, Wife, W F Apr 1852 48, married 25 years, 10 children born, 4 living; b. TX; father b. IL; mother b. MO

14. --------- Judson, Son, W M July 1881 18, married under a year; b. TX; father b. NC; mother b. MO

15. --------- Edgar H, Son, W M Nov 1883 16; b. TX; father b. NC; mother b. MO

16. --------- Carl E, Son, W M Feb 1886 14; b. TX; father b. NC; mother b. MO

17. --------- Ada, Dau in Law, W F May 1881 19, married less than a year, no children; b. AL; parents b. AL

1910 Census, Precinct 4, Hunt Co., Texas, e. d. 125, sheet 13A, p. 279

28 April 1910, owner of farm free of mortgage

234-238

15. Miller Sarah, Head, F W 57, widowed, 4 children born, 4 living; b. TX; parents b. MO; Farmer; Farm, own account

16. --------- Edgar, Son, M W 26, widowed; b. TX; father b. MS; mother b. TX

17. --------- Carl, Son, M W 23, single; b. TX; father b. MS; mother b. TX

NOTE: Number of children born is obviously incorrect. The number in the 1900 Census
was 10, while at least 6 children have been identified from various sources.

1920 Census,

1930 Census

World War I Draft Registration Cards [Judson, Edgar, and Carl]