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Sarah McChesney

Sarah McChesney

Female 1786 - 1879  (92 years)

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  • Name Sarah McChesney 
    Born 27 Jun 1786 
    Gender Female 
    Died 27 Mar 1879 
    Person ID I38634  stewartsny.com
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 

    Father John McChesney,   b. 1764, County Monaghan, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1824, Pulaski Cemetery, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Abigail Stevens,   b. 2 May 1764, Rupert, Bennington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Feb 1841, Pulaski Cemetery, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 3 Nov 1785  Cambridge, Washington County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F14355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eli Weed,   b. 20 Feb 1789, Dutchess County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1875, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married Abt 1809 
    Children 
     1. Harriet A. Weed,   b. 1832,   d. 21 Mar 1892  (Age 60 years)  [natural]
     2. Margaret R. Weed,   b. 29 Oct 1835, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1920, Pulaski, RIchland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     3. Albert H. Weed,   b. 11 Jul 1822,   d. 11 Mar 1870, Richland Twp., Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years)  [natural]
     4. Ann Weed,   b. 1830,   d. Bef 1920  (Age < 89 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F14358  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sarah W. McChesney Weed - June 27, 1786 - March 27, 1879. Daughter of John and Abigail Stevens McChesney. Wife of Eli Weed.
      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday, April 3, 1879 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Died - Weed - In this village, March 27, 1879, Mrs. Sarah Weed, aged 93 years. The deceased was born in Rupert, Vermont. She was married in the year 1809 to Mr. Eli Weed, recently deceased, and came directly to this town, first settling upon a faun located south of the place now occupied by Isaac Douglass. Educated as a tailoress, she was largely engaged in the duties of that employment, people coming even from so distant a place as Ellisburg to obtain her services for cutting and fitting garments. She was especially distinguished for her skill and industry. In early life she heard the call of her Savior, "Follow Me." It was this command that especially arrested her attention - "What is that to thee? Follow thou me." She heard it in hours of sorrow, trial, and affliction - What are all these things? What is earth, with its evanescent pleasures and sorrows, to thee? Follow thou me. She obeyed that call, and in a life of surpassing fidelity, gentleness. kindness, and uncomplaining patience and submission, she followed the meek and holy One through life, through the gates of earth up to the glories of his own dwelling place of purity, peace and love. For fifty years she has been a member of the Congregational church in this village, having united with it on a profession January, 1829, consistent, devoted, a lovely example of the patient, cheerful, winning graces of the religion she professed. In the morning after a worrisome night of suffering, she heard the same voice of love that first bid her, "Follow Me," saying, "Come up hither," and again she obeyed; and she went up "with the Angels that waited for her." Glorious exchange! The wearisome burden of earthly old age exchanged for the internal use and, immortality of heaven.