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Migration path of Jonas Sayles (1826-1892).
Posted by: Cathy Porter-Maynard (ID *****9734) Date: February 01, 2011 at 12:13:27
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NAME: Jonas Sayles
PARENTS: Hiram Sayles and Hannah Rickard
DATE OF BIRTH: June 7, 1826, Onondaga County, New York
DATE OF DEATH: April 30, 1892, Richland Township, Union County, South Dakota.
BURIAL: Riverside Cemetery, Akron, Plymouth County, Iowa.

Jonas married Elizabeth Jane Brewer, April 18, 1861, Rolling Prairie, LaPorte County, Indiana.

ONE SON
Elmer Madden Sayles

ONE DAUGHTER
Lula May Sayles

TWO BROTHERS:
William Sayles
John Sayles

FOUR SISTERS:
Elmira/Almira Sayles
Rowena Sayles
Mary Charlotte Sayles
Harriet Sayles

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ANCESTRY: Jonas Sayles is a direct descendant of Roger Williams (founder of Rhode Island), through Roger William's daughter, Mary Williams, who married JOHN SAYLES.

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TIMELINE FOR
JONAS SAYLES:

Date of birth: 07 June 1826
Birth place: Onondaga County, New York, USA

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1840: Jonas Sayles. Age: 13
Residence: Jackson, Wayne, Ohio, USA.
SOURCE: 1840 United States Federal Census
(Household of Hiram Sayles, his wife Hannah [Rickard] Sayles, and SIX of their children).

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1850: Jonas Sayles. Age: 24
Residence: Westfield, Medina, Ohio.
SOURCE: 1850 United States Federal Census. (Jonas Sayles is residing in the household of Samuel & Elizabeth Chapman).

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1860: Jonas Sayles. Age: 34
PIKE'S PEAK GOLD RUSH? Colorado.
NOTES: William Sayles: Pike's Peak Gold Rush. Was Jonas Sayles with him? Possibly, since neither are found on the 1860 Census. (SOURCE: Obituary of William Sayles).

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1861: Jonas Sayles. Age: 34
April 18, 1861: Marriage to Elizabeth Jane Brewer; Rolling Prairie, LaPorte County, Indiana. (SOURCE # 1: Early LaPorte, Indiana Marriage Records, "Book E." D. A. Grine, Minister of the Gospel. SOURCE # 2: Obituary of Elizabeth Jane BREWER Sayles).

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1870: Jonas Sayles. Age: 44
Residence: Center, La Porte, Indiana.
SOURCE: 1870 United States Federal Census. (Household of Jonas Sayles; his wife, "Jane" [Elizabeth Jane]; and, their two young children, Elmer Sayles, age 8; and, "Sula Mary" [Lula May] Sayles, age 1).

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1880: Jonas Sayles. Age: 54
Residence: Springfield, La Porte, Indiana.
SOURCE: 1880 United States Federal Census. (Household of Jonas Sales, age 52; his wife, Elizabeth J. Sales, 42; their son: E. Sayles, age 18; and, their daughter, Lilly M. Sayles, age 11).

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1882: JONAS SAYLES FAMILY MIGRATES FROM INDIANA TO UNION COUNTY SOUTH DAKOTA.
Jonas Sayles, his wife, Elizabeth Jane [Brewer] Sayles, and their two children, Elmer and Lula, migrated from LaPorte Co., Indiana to Richland Township, Union County, South Dakota in 1882. (SOURCE: Obituary of Elizabeth J. Sayles).

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1883: Jonas Sayles purchased a parcel of land near his brother, William Sayles, in Richland Township, Union Co., Dakota Territory. The land transaction was recorded Oct. 13, 1883. (SOURCE: South Dakota land records).

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1892: Jonas Sayles. Age 65
DEATH: April 30, 1892
PLACE OF DEATH: [Richland Township], Union County, South Dakota.
SOURCE: Newspaper. "LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel." Publication date: 10 May 1892.

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1892: Jonas Sayles. Age 65.
BURIAL: Akron, Plymouth County, Iowa (located across the Big Sioux River, from Union County, South Dakota). Riverside Cemetery, Akron, Plymouth County, IA. (SOURCE # 1: Obituary of Elizabeth J. Sayles. SOURCE # 2: Iowa Cemetery Records).

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SOURCE: "Timeline for Jonas Sayles" compiled by Cathy Porter-Maynard, Sayles researcher.

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