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Sarah Gilham

Sarah was born on June 12, 1778 in Frederick County, Virginia.

Her parents were ?

Sarah married Benjamin Obear on November 12, 1794 in Winchester, Virginia. They had twelve children, Rebecca (December 19, 1795 to September 13, 1796); William Foster (September 1, 1797 to June 27, 1798); Pamelia (May 15, 1799 to May, 1843); Sarah (March 23, 1802 to ?); Elizabeth (May 14, 1804 to 1810); Benjamin (August 12, 1806 to February 1836); Rebecca (October 30, 1808 to July 1, 1865); Peter Gilham (December 10, 1810 to ?); William (February 19, 1813 to November 3, 1869); Mary Elizabeth (January 29, 1815 to September 6, 1871); Ezekiel Francis (April 30, 1817 to ?), and Gustavus (October 27, 1819 to November 24, 1888).

Sarah died on December 31, 1847 at the age of 69 years, 6 months, 19 days. She is buried in Central Cemetery in Sub-Div. 10, in Beverly, Massachusetts.

The stone is buried in the ground and has not aged well. The inscription says
In Memory of
Sarah G
Wife of
Benj ? Obear
? Died Dec ?
?

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