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Sarah Leah (Safrit) Miller (1816 - 1904)

Sarah Leah (Leah) Miller formerly Safrit aka Bonds
Born in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 20 Jun 1837 in Cabarrus County, North Carolinamap
Wife of — married 15 Mar 1849 in Union County, Illinoismap
Descendants descendants
Died in Union, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 29 May 2011
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Sarah was born in 1 Jan 1816 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. She married Milas Bond 20 Jan 1837 in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.[1] Sarah and Milas then moved to Union County, Illinois where they had five children. Their fifth child, Margaret Elizabeth was born in 1848 and Milas died within a year afterward.

Sarah then married Solomon Miller 15 Mar 1849 in Union County, Illinois.[2] Sarah and Solomon were living in Union County, Illinois during the 1850 census with their combined families.[3]Sarah and Solomon were living with their combined families at Union County, Illinois during the 1860 census.[4] Sarah and Solomon were living with their children at Dongola, Illinois during the 1870 census.[5] Sarah and Solomon were living at Mill Creek, Illinois during the 1880 census with son Jacob and three other children.[6] Sarah Leah was living with her son Jacob and his family at Mill Creek, Illinois during the 1900 census.[7]

Sarah died 1 Apr 1904 and is buried at Saints Johns Cemetery, Dongola, Illinois.[8]


Husband: Michael Safrit
Wife: Rosina Cress
Child: Philip Safrit
Child: Leah Safrit
Child: Solomon Safrit
Child: Charles Safrit
Child: Daniel Safrit
Child: John Moses Safrit
Child: Carolina Safrit
Date: 9 JUN 1808
Place: Cabarrus County, North Carolina[9]


  1. North Carolina, Marriage Index, 1741-2004 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2007.
  2. Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. 1850; Census Place: District 2, Union, Illinois; Roll: M432_130; Page: 206B; Image: 127
  4. 1860; Census Place: Township 13 S Range 1 W, Union, Illinois; Roll: M653_231; Page: 875; Family History Library Film: 803231
  5. 1870; Census Place: Dongola, Union, Illinois; Roll: M593_284; Page: 443B; Family History Library Film: 545783
  6. 1880; Census Place: Mill Creek, Union, Illinois; Roll: 254; Page: 130C; Enumeration District: 118
  7. 1900; Census Place: Mill Creek, Union, Illinois; Page: 5; Enumeration District: 0103; FHL microfilm: 1240346
  8. Find A Grave - Sarah Leah (Safrit) Miller
  9. Source: #S487
  • WikiTree profile Safrit-157 created through the import of HAYER.GED on May 29, 2011 by Larry Hayer. See the Changes page for the details of edits by Larry and others.
  • Source: S487 Abbreviation: MB Note: MB Erasmus Pennington, Bondsman

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Safrit-157 and Safrit-474 appear to represent the same person because: These are the same person.
posted by David Thomson III

Rejected matches › Sarah (Miller) Strome (abt.1817-)

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