Sarah Elizabeth Poindexter

Female2 January 1844–24 February 1922

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Poindexter was born on 2 January 1844, in Surry, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas Henderson Poindexter, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Betsy Vest, was 58. She married Horace Bates Frisbee about 1863, in West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Auglaize Township, Camden, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Camden, Missouri, United States in 1910. She died on 24 February 1922, in Montreal, Camden, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Buffalo Prairie Cemetery, Montreal, Camden, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Holson
Sarah Elizabeth Poindexter
Marriage: 27 February 1880
Sarah Augusta Holson
Ollie Augusta Holson
Lucy M Holson

Sources (8)

  • Sarah E Holson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Poindexter Holson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah E Poindexter in entry for Ollie Augusta Holson, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

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  • Marriage
    27 February 1880North Carolina, United States
  • Children (3)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 2

    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.


    Age 21

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): Anglicized form of Channel Islands (Jersey) Poingdestre, a nickname from Old French poing destre ‘right fist’. This surname is very rare in Britain, while the original form Poingdestre is not found in France at all. Compare Pondexter .

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

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