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Sterling S. Payne--Hopkins County TX

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Re: Sterling S. Payne--Hopkins County TX

Posted: 1376499153000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Payne

Sterling S. Payne
Married: 10 Oct 1854, Hopkins Co. TX
Lucinda Odum [1st wife]
Source: Texas Marriage Collection 1814-1909 and 1966-2011

1900 Hopkins Co., TX
Sterling S. Payne, b. TN March 1832, marr 21 yrs, farmer
Sarah A., [2nd wife], b. MO March 1850, had given birth to one child who was alive in 1900
Charlie Payne, b. TX, Oct 1879, farm laborer
Bessie Williams, boarder
John Ard, boarder

Sterling Stephen Payne
Born: 21 March 1832, TN
Died: 17 Dec 1903, Hopkins Co., TX
Buried: Pickton Cemetery, Pickton, Hopkins, TX
Source: including a pic of his tombstone

You can contact the Hopkins County Genealogical Society, and ask about a copy of his obituary.

After 1900 I can't find Sarah Payne in Ancestry or Family Search.

S. A. Payne
Married: 10 March 1907, Hopkins Co. TX
J. W. Cook
Source: Texas Marriages 1837-1973,

1910 Hopkins Co., TX
John W. Cook, b. MO, 56, M3=3 yrs, general farmer
Sarah A., wife, b. MO, 60, had given birth to one child still alive in 1910
John Tom Cook, b. TX, 19, farm laboer home farm
Jasker Cook, b. TX, 11
Leler Cook, b. TX, 10
Ruth Cook, b. TX, 6
Wilbern Cook, b. TX, 3

John Washington Cook
Born: 1856
Died: March 11, 1911, Hopkins Co., TX
Buried: Como Cemetery, Como, Hopkins, TX
Source: w/ info about first wife Isabell

I couldn't find Sarah Cook after the 1910 Census.

Sarah payne
Died: 10 March 1939, Hopkins Co. TX per death cert #70259
Source: Texas Death Index 1903-2000

I guess it's possible that Sarah was married so shortly that she went back to using her Payne surname. I'd contact the Hopkins Genealogical Society and ask about a copy of her obit. Successful Searching!
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