Sarah Jane Gibbons


Personal and Family Information

Sarah was born on 7 NOV 1843 in Cumberland County, Illinois, the daughter of Alfred Pierce Gibbens and Melvina Kemmer.

She died on 14 OCT 1926 in Flora, IL.

She had two marriages/partners. Her first husband was James Morgan Kingery. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their seven known children were Alfred McClellan (1866-1949), George A. (1868-1869), Mary Melissa (1868-1940), Edward Willis (1870-1963), Martha Luella (1874-1955), Ida Belle (1876-1920) and Harriet Mae (1879-1967).

Her second husband was John Samuel Hamilton, who she married on 25 MAY 1880. The place has not been found. Their two known children were Laura May (1881-1976) and Louis Elmer (1884-1959).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Sarah Jane Gibbons


Alfred Pierce Gibbens


Jacob Gibbons JR


Jacob Gibbons Sr


Sarah Walton


Mary Ann Pierce


Michael Pierce Jr


Rachel Curlette


Melvina Kemmer



Birth7 NOV 1843
Place: Cumberland County, Illinois
Death14 OCT 1926
Place: Flora, IL


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Note 1

Sarah's death certificate was filled out by John Samuel Hamilton, he stated Sarah's father was Alfred Gibbins, Sarah Jane Hamilton is buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Flora Illinois, beside John Samuel Hamilton

More About Sarah Jane Gibbons:

Burial: Unknown, Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, Clay County, Illinois.

Died 2: Copy for Sarah Jane Gibbons.

Unknown-Begin: HAMILTON SARAH JANE F/W UNK 0130142 1926-10-14 CLA.

More About Sarah Jane Gibbons and John Samuel Hamilton:

Marriage: May 25, 1880, Effingham, Effingham County, Illinois, by Joseph B. Jones, County Judge.

 Marriage Notes for Sarah Jane Gibbons and John Samuel Hamilton:


Children of Sarah Jane Gibbons and John Samuel Hamilton are:

Louis Elmer Hamilton, b. January 22, 1884, Montrose, Effingham County, Illinois, d. September 19, 1959, Flora, Clay County, Illinois.

Laura May Hamilton

Find-A-Grave: "Sarah's maiden name was Gibbons and she was first married to James Morgan Kingery. She married in 1880 John Samuel Hamilton, who is also buried in Elmwood Cemetery."