||Sarah Folks is buried in Bonner Cemetery which has been surveyed by the West Virginia Cemeteries sub-project.|
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Sarah Ann Folks was born in Hardy County, VA in 1803 per family records. She married Samuel Bonner in Nov of 1841. Sarah had a son, William "Amos" Heavner that was born, out of wedlock, in 1827 (Reuben Heavner, father). Samuel assumed guardianship of Amos. Samuel & Sarah had a son, John A. Bonner, in 1843. 
Sarah's husband, Samuel Bonner, fought in the War of 1812 in Capt. William Booth's Co, Va Militia per War of 1812 Pension Application Files Index, 1812-1815. He was a Private in the US Army.  As Samuel's widow, Sarah, had fought for Samuel's 1812 pension and land bounty for many years. Her claims were constantly rejected because the US Govt could not find Samuel's service records. Shortly after
|Samuel Bonner Land Warrant.|
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Samuel Bonner married Sarah Folks on November 17, 1841 in Randolph County, WV. Note: Their Marriage Register has Sarah listed incorrectly as "Fox".  There is Land Pension record that states they might have married on Feb 2nd, 1840.
Sarah tried for many many years to obtain the Land Warrant that was granted to Samuel for his service during the War of 1812. She spent many years and money on Lawyers only to finally succeed after her death.
|Sarah Folks Bonner Marker.|
Sarah died in 1887 in Randolph County, WV.
She is buried next to her husband, Samuel in the Bonner Family Cemetery in Mingo, WV. 
Thank you to Roger Bagula for creating WikiTree profile Folks-13 through the import of bagula_11feb2012_4may2013.ged on Sep 18, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Roger and others.
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