Sarah Alice Braley

Female13 November 1852–14 May 1925

Brief Life History of Sarah Alice

When Sarah Alice Braley was born on 13 November 1852, in Rutland, Rutland Township, Meigs, Ohio, United States, her father, John Savage Braley, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Sansbury, was 27. She married Jonathan Benson Lasley on 11 October 1871, in Meigs, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Glenwood, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Hannan District, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1920. She died on 14 May 1925, in Mason, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Cabell, West Virginia, United States.

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Jonathan Benson Lasley
Sarah Alice Braley
Marriage: 11 October 1871
John Wilbert Lasley

Sources (11)

  • Sarah Braley in household of John Braley, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A. Braley, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Sarah Lesley, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 October 1871Meigs, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 8

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 11

    "West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 20

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brailey .

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

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