Sarah Ellen Laybourne

Female13 June 1856–30 July 1932

Brief Life History of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Laybourne was born on 13 June 1856, in Mill Creek, Lincoln Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States, her father, Boone Laybourn, was 35 and her mother, Clarisa W Ash, was 33. She married James M Barker on 15 May 1878, in LaPorte, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lincoln Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States in 1910 and La Porte, Center Township, LaPorte, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 30 July 1932, in LaPorte, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sauktown Cemetery, LaPorte, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James M Barker
Sarah Ellen Laybourne
Marriage: 15 May 1878
Lillian F. Barker
Delorain Barker
Oma M Barker

Sources (14)

  • Sarah Ellen Barker in household of James Barker, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Ellen Laybourne Barker, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah E Laborn in entry for Delorain Barker, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1878LaPorte, Indiana, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 10

    Historical Boundaries 1866: La Porte, Indiana, United States

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 20

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English (northern): habitational name from Leyburn in Yorkshire. The placename probably derives from Old English hlēg ‘shelter’ + burna ‘spring, stream’.

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

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