Tombstone Tuesday – April 3, 2018 – Sarah Dix Francis

Sarah Dix Francis

Sarah Dix was the daughter of Leonard and Sarah Dix who was born in 1658 in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Leonard and Sarah had seven children; Sarah (1658), Elizabeth ( 1660), John (1661), Samuel Dix (1662), Mercy ( 1665), William ( 1667), Hannah (1673)

Sarah married John Francis on January 16, 1680. Three hundred and thirty-six years ago, Sarah died on April 3, 1682. It was two short years after she was married. There were no children born to this marriage.  I can not help but wonder how and why she died at the age of twenty-four.  It was so long ago there is no way to know.

Francis stone

She is buried in Wethersfield Village Cemetery in Wethersfield, Connecticut, in the Francis Family plot in the ancient burial ground. (Section B-23-p)

Whethersfield Village Cemetery

Sarah is my 6th Great Grand Aunt. Rest in peace, Sarah.

Love Jan

 

 

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