Violet, I said William died 18 May 1871 not 1881.The information I have is from a family genealogy prepared by a man named Robert Jeffrey Flowers. I have tried for a couple of years to locate Robt. Flowers to no avail.There are several things I would like to ask him.If anyone knows how to reach him I sure would appreciate hearing from you. My IP has changed and I'm having trouble with my email right now. Here is what Mr.Flowers has in his genealogy: WM Sales was born in NC 1793, d 18 May 1871 at 77 years of age.He married twice.Rachel Adams 15 Apr 1840.Rachel was born in KY 29 Nov 1812.Rachel was the daughter of Hugh Adams and Eleanor Ellett.Rachel died 28 Oct 1885 at 72 yr of age.Wm and Sarah had the following children: 1. Malinda married George Pike in Putnam, IN, 30 Jul 1840. 2. James, he married Hannah Pike in Putnam Co. IN 6 Sep 1843, 3. William, He married Mary E. Mcintosh, Putnam Co, 11 Sep 1853.4. John W., married Nancy Frazier in Putnam Co. 11 Sep 1853. 5.George W., 6.Thomas b 5 May 1816, 7. Lucas b Tenn 1818.Lucas married twice, Sarah Jones in Putnam Co. IN 18 Jul 1839. Sarah was b 1815, the dau. of Allen Jones and Elizabeth Smith.He married Leanna Jones 2nd in Put. Co. 15 Jun 1853 Leanna was born in Orange Co. IN 1824, dau of Allen Jones and Elizabeth Smith.Leanna d. 30 May 1890 in Pottawattamie Co. IA at 65 years of age.Body interred in Branson Cem. Loveland, Pottawattamie Co. IA. 8.Lucinda Sales b. Tenn. 17 Mar. d. 1 Oct 1903 in McClean Co. Ill at 76 yrs, Interred Hopewell, McClean Co. Ill. Married Matthais John Killion.9.Sarah Sales b 1829, d. 30 Apr 1887, Interred in Branson Cem. Loveland, Pottawattamie Co. IA, Married Pleasant Sublett in Put. Co. IIN 18 Jul 1847.
William Sales and Rachel Adams had the following children:10.Andrew Jackson Sales b. 1840, d. 6 Apr. 1862in Shiloh, Pittsburg Landing, TN. Married Cynthia Vandever in Appanoose Co. IA, 20 Mar 1860. 11. Rebecca E. Sales b in Put. Co. IN 1841.Married Jacob Large in Appanoose Co. IA 4 Sep 1858. 12.Francis Marion Sales b. in Put. Co. IN 1842, d. 19 Aug 1863 in Claredon Ark. Married Sarah Elizabeth Helmick. 13.Hugh Sales b In 1846 14.Elizabeth Sales b 1848. 15.Margaret Sales b IN 1852, d. 20 Mar.1910 in Appanoose Co. IA, age 57.Married J.L. Patrick. 16.Charles Marshall Sales b. Appanoose Co. IA, 11 Feb 1858, d. 23 Mar 1910 in Appanoose Co. IA, 52 yrs age.Married Emily Josephine Hartley in Appanoose Co. IA, 23 Dec. 1878.
I can't verify the accuracy of the info, but I do question on bit of into that would concern my family. Hope this helps you.You might contact "Ellen" at firstname.lastname@example.org.She has a lot on this family. Judy