Person:Sarah Weydemeyer (3)

Sarah Elizabeth Weydemeyer
  1. Sarah Elizabeth Weydemeyer1833 - 1913
  2. Philetus Robert Weydemeyer1838 - 1927
  3. Warren I. Weydemeyer1846 - 1928
m. 24 Nov 1857
  1. Arthur E. Laing1859 - 1868
  2. Minnie A. Laing1867 -
  3. Stanley J. Laing1876 - 1881
Facts and Events
Name Sarah Elizabeth Weydemeyer
Gender Female
Birth? 3 Sep 1833 Springtown, Warren, New Jersey
Marriage 24 Nov 1857 , Genesee, MIto John Chapman Laing
Death? 24 Feb 1913 Lapeer City, Lapeer, MI
Burial? Elkland Twp Cem, Cass City, Tuscola, MI

CENSUS: 1870 Federal Census, Tuscola Co., MI. Page 11, Elkland. John Laing, age 37, M, general merchant, real estate = $3000, personal estate = $2100, b. NJ. Sarah E. Laing, age 37, keeps house, born NJ. Minnie Laing, age 3, born MI. Ann Weydemeyer, age 54, at home, real estate = $3000.,born NJ. [living with daughter Sarah and son-in-law John Laing].

1880 Federal Census, Tuscola Co., MI; Cass City. John C. Laing, age 48, general merchant, born NJ, both parents born NJ. Sarah E. Laing, age 48, keeps house, born MI [census taker goof?], both parents born NJ. Minnie Laing, age 13, at school, born MI. Ann Weydemeyer, age 66. [living with daughter & son-in-law]. 1880 US FEDERAL CENSUS: Household: Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace

John C. LAING   Self   M   Male   W   48   NJ   Gen. Merchant   NJ   NJ  
Sarah E. LAING   Wife   M   Female   W   48   MI   Keeping House   NY   NJ  
Minnie A. LAING   Dau   S   Female   W   13   MI   At School   NJ   MI  
Stanley J. LAING   Son   S   Male   W   4   MI   At Home   NJ   MI  
Alonzo ABE   Other   S   Male   W   19   MI   Clerk In Store   PA   PA  
Ann WEYDEMEYER   MotherL   W   Female   W   66   NJ      NJ   NJ  
Mary E. SHAY   Other   S   Female   W   17   MI   Housekeeper   IRE.   IRE.  

Source Information:

 Census Place Cass City, Tuscola, Michigan 
 Family History Library Film   1254607 
 NA Film Number   T9-0607 
 Page Number   100D 

HISTORY: 1858: Sarah & husband John purchase 120 acres of land, Elmwood twp, Tuscola Co., MI. 1868: Sarah & husband move to Cass City, MI and buy into the store with the Weydemeyer Bros. They later bought them out. June 1870: 1870 Federal Census shows John Laing & his wife, Sarah, both age 37, living in Elkland, MI. They have a daughter, Minnie, age 3. Sarah's mother, Ann Weydemeyer, lives with them. John's occupation is 'general merchant' and Sarah 'keeps house.' Ann is 'at home'. Ann, John, & Sarah all born NJ & Minnie born MI. John's real estate is valued at $5000. and personal estate at $2100. Ann has real estate valued at $3000. June 1880: Federal Census, Cass City, MI. John is listed as a 'general merchant', age 48, Sarah keeps house, age 48. Minnie, age 13, is 'at school'. Sarah is buried at the Elkland twp Cemetery, Cass City, MI.

HISTORY: "..Sarah E., daughter of John and Ann (Kane) Weydemeyer, who were natives of New Jersey. Mrs. Laing was born in Springtown, Warren County, that state, Sep 2, 1833, and by her union with our subject has been granted 3 children, Arthur E., Minnie A., and Stanley J. Both sons have passed on to the other world, and the daughter is now married to Orrin K. Janes of Ovid, MI." SOURCE: "Portrait & Biographical Record, Genesee, Lapeer, & Tuscola Counties, MI", 1892, pages 487, 488; Film SLC 1000084.

DEATH: DEATH RECORD: Sarah E. Laing dies Feb. 24, 1913 at Lapeer City of rheumatism. Widow; age 79y 5m 21d, b. NJ. F = John Weydemeyer M = Ann Kain. Recorded 4 Mar 1913, #13462. Lapeer Co., MI Death Records, film SLC 0974256.

BURIAL: Laing, Sarah E, b. 3 Sep 1833, d. 24 Feb 1913. Cass City Cemetery, Tuscola County, Michigan. Contributed by Gloria Hall [ <>].