Person:Sarah Schmell (1)

Sarah A. Schmell
b.Abt 1856 Ohio
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Sarah A. Schmell
Gender Female
Birth? Abt 1856 Ohio
Marriage 3 Jul 1874 Williams County, Ohioto George Washington McLain
Death[3] 20 May 1923 Hillsdale County, Michigan

On page 430D of the 1880 census of Ohio, Williams Co. I found the following: Sarah McLain F 24 widow Housekeeper OH Germany Germany Cora F 3 OH OH OH Georgia M 1 OH OH OH

Marion Watt has: In an obituary for Sarah Schmell McClain," Married .........Stiles, one girl born to that marriage." 1880 Census NORTHWEST TOWNSHIP WILLIAMS COUNTY, OHIO: McLain, Sarah, white female 24 yrs. born in Ohio, housekeeper, parent s born in Germany. Cora, white female 3 yrs. Georgia, white, male , 1yr, son. This "Georgia" is our George, also listed in this census is William McLain, 56 , and Hester McLain, James, and Ruth." OBITUARY CLIPPING, IN THE EFFECTS OF WARREN MCLAIN: SARAH SMELL STILES; Sarah Smell, the second daughter of Christian and Catherine Smell, was born in Williams county, Ohio; January 14, 1856 and passed away at the home of her son in Hillsdale, May 20, 1923, aged 67 years. She was married to Washington McLain in 1875. To this union were born three children one of them passing away in infancy . The husband passed to the Beyond in 1879. She was."......(the rest of the clipping was gone.)

In the Williams County, Ohio, Marriage Records, Vol. IV, p. 342 her last name is listed as Schnell.

  1. GenServ file smid7nr individual 4628.
  2. Williams County, Ohio, Marriage Records Vol. IV
    p. 342.
  3. Information received from Marion Watt.