Sarah Elizabeth Poindexter

2 January 1844–24 February 1922 (Age 78)
Surry, North Carolina, United States

The Life 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, Besty Elizabeth Vest, was 39. 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

Horace Bates Frisbee
Sarah Elizabeth Poindexter
Marriage: about 1863
Marinda Frisbee
Josiah Haskell Frisbee
Lucy M Holson

Spouse and Children

about 1863
West Plains, Howell, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings



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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: nickname from Old French poing destre ‘right fist’. This name is particularly associated with Huguenot refugees who fled from France to England, and from there to VA.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah E Holson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah E Holson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah E Holstein in household of Olliver Holstein, "United States Census, 1900"

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