Sarah Jane ("Sallie") Fisher
b. 1831 New Washington, IN
d. 1909, age 78, Sulphur Springs/McKinney, TX   
Buried:  Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, TX

Work History - Overview


Fisher
  -    Work




1856
age 25     ========   age 29 
Sarah's parents' house,
Clark County, Indiana
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Lived in Clark County, near the Ohio River
18__:  To New Carrolton, Missouri
18__:  To Frisco/Lebanon, Texas
18__:  To McKinney









Alexander Campbell Work
b. 1829 Works' Landing, Clark County, IN
d. 1902, age 73,  McKinney, TX

Buried: 
Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, TX
                            
                        

                               





1856 March 27, Clark County, Indiana, Sarah Jane Fisher's parents' house:  Marriage of  Sarah Jane ("Sallie") Fisher, age 25  & Alexander Campbell Work, age 29
                                          

Insert:  image from ACW family bible



1857- 1858, Clark County, Indiana: Sarah Jane Fisher & Alexander Campbell Work had the first 2 (of their eventual 10) children - - from Sarah Jane & Alexander's ages   26 & 30    to   27 & 31:
(1)  1857/05/04:   Mai Work
(2)  1858/08/04:   EdgarWork



1858:  Sarah Jane Fisher, age 27; Alexander Campbell Work,  age 31 & family moved from Clark County, Indiana to New Carrolton, Missouri
At the time, their children's ages were:
- Mai Work, age 1
- EdgarWork, either new-born (or about-to-be-born)


According to _____________'s caption on a photo of Sarah Jane Fisher & sister:  "Taken perhaps before 1858, the year our folks left for Texas in 2 covered wagons and a carriage for the family."



1858-1875 (17 more years' time) Sarah Jane Fisher & Alexander Campbell Work had the remaining 8 (of their 10 total) children, from Sarah Jane & Alexander's ages   27 & 31    to   44 & 48:

(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)  1873/04/26: John Henry Work    See Arrietta Robertson & John Henry Work, Sr.
(9)  1873/04/26:
(10)


18__: The family moved from New Carrolton, Missouri to a farm west of McKinney, Texas -- in the Frisco/Lebanon area.


Sometime in the 1890's, Alexander Campbell Work & Sarah Jane Fisher Work moved from their farm in the Frisco/Lebanon area into the town of McKinney.
Location of McKinney: North on I-75 from Dallas, north of Plano.


1902,  McKinney, Texas: Death of Alexander Campbell Work, age 75


2007/10:  From John H. Work, Jr: 
After Alexander Campbell Work died in 1902, Sarah Jane Fisher Work went to live with their daughter, Janie Work Smith, in Sulphur Springs, Texas -- east of McKinney



1909, McKinney, Texas:  Death of Sarah Jane Fisher, age 78

Burial Place for Alexander Campbell Work & Sarah Jane Fisher Work:  Pecan Grove Cemetery, McKinney, Texas. 
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Between central McKinney and the municipal airport to the east. 
- Corner of S.McDonald (Rt. 5/399) and Farm-to-Market Rd (Rt. 546).
 

Work Burial Plot:  Block 98, Lot 1, in the Northwestern section of the cemetery

Pecan Grove Cemetery sign, McKinney, Texas     Work monument, Block 98, Lot 1

Alexander Campbell Work 1829-1902 - gravestone   Sarah Jane Fisher Work (1831-1909) gravestone


The Work Burial Plot also has the graves of more Works:
Dougan Work, Hettie Lee Roach Work, & their daughter Isabel Work, who died at age 77:
Dougan Work (1860-1918) gravestone
  Hettie Lee Roach Work (18__-1956) gravestone Isabel Work (1892-1969)


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