Sarah Elizabeth Mathis

22 February 1863–16 September 1955 (Age 92)
Perry, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Mathis was born on 22 February 1863, her father, James Bluford Mathis, was 25 and her mother, Rachel Pistole, was 25. She married Milton Green Tomerlin about 1875, in Perry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 16 September 1955, at the age of 92.

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Milton Green Tomerlin
Sarah Elizabeth Mathis
Marriage: about 1875
James Walter Tomerlin
Alice Florence Tomerlin
John Franklin Tomerlin
William Albert Tomerlin
Mary Hilda Tomerlin
Minnie Belle Tomerlin

Spouse and Children

about 1875
Perry, Tennessee, United States


+1 More Child

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Name Meaning

1 Dutch and French: from a variant of the personal name Mathias ( see Matthew ).2 English: patronymic from a pet form of Matthew .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Tomlin in household of M G Tomlin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sary Tomerlin in household of M G Tomerlin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah E Mathis in household of Bluford Mathis, "United States Census, 1880"

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