Sarah Dildine Watson was the daugter of Robert Watson. Robert was a seaman and died in Natchez, Miss. Sarah's parents were natives of England and immigrated to Maryland where Sarah was born. Sarah's mother, Malinda moved to Kentucky with her 6 children and in 1805 moved to the Elkhorn settlement in Wayne County, Indiana. Sarah's brother, William Watson married Nancy Rue, the daughter of Elkhorn pioneer Richard Rue. Sarah Dildine Watson married Jonas Gaar on November 12, 1818. Both Jonas and Sarah were 25 years old when they married. Jonas was born Feb.1,1793. In 1820, Jonas wanting to learn a trade, moved his family to the village ofRichmond, Indiana which had a population of 320 people. He and Sarah now had a son, Abram who was a year old. Jonas set out to learn the carpenter's trade but later ended up in business with his son, and two others,and they became wealthy. Sarah died in 1863 at the age of 70.Jonas died at the age of 82, on June 21, 1875. Jonas was also a co-founders of Richmond Lodge #196 Free and Accepted Masons. Have more on the Gaar family, if anyone is interested. Sarah and Jonas Gaar are buried in Earlham Cemetery, Richmond, Indiana.