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William Rufus Sargent (1837 - 1887)

William Rufus Sargent
Born in Clermont, Ohio, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 2 Oct 1860 in , Shelby, Illinois, USAmap
Husband of — married 1 Jan 1874 in Shelby, Illinois, USAmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 50 in Shelby, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 11 Oct 2009
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William was born on 22 Jan 1837 in , Clermont, Ohio, USA.

He married Mary J Herod on 2 Oct 1860 in , Shelby, Illinois, USA.[1]

He married Sally Ann Chambers on 1 Jan 1874 in Shelby, Illinois, USA[2]

He passed away on 21 May 1887 in , Shelby, Illinois, USA.


1850 Census - shown with parents and 7 siblings."United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), Temple C Sargent, Tate, Clermont, Ohio, United States; citing family 871, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

1860 Moultrie, Illinois, USA[3]

United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 August 2017), William R Sargent, 1880; citing enumeration district ED 195, sheet 206B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d), roll 0251; FHL microfilm 1,254,251.[4]


He is buried in the Windsor Cemetery in Windsor, Shelby, Illinois, USA.[5]


  1. Illinois, Marriage Index, 1851-1900
  2. Illinois, Marriage Index, 1860-1920 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.
  3. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017), Wm R Sargant in entry for Temple E Sargant, 1860.
  4. 1880 US Federal Census
  5. Find A Grave: Memorial #57821424

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Sargent-2486 and Sargent-14 appear to represent the same person because: Same name; same birth date; same parents
posted by Anonymous Langdale

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