Sarah (or Sally) Josephine (Griffin) Unseld

Born about 1853, Cabell County, West Virginia.

Died 8/26/1922, Tampa, Florida.

Daughter of John William and Elizabeth (Thornburg) Griffin.  Of thirteen children only Sarah, and two other daughters, Mary and Cora, survived to adulthood.  Sarah married James T. Unseld in 1867, when she was 14 and he was 35.  He was a doctor and school teacher and died in 1884.  They had three children, Cora Everett, Mary Laidley and Campbell Eustace.  She was manager of the Millinery department of T.S.Garland’s Dry Goods Store in Huntington, West Virgnina for many years.  She moved in with her daughter Mary, who had married Albert H. Johnson (not a know relative) and lived in Tampa, Florida several years before her death.


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