Sarah Emma was born Dec. 4, 1882 in Adair Co. and lived there her entire life. She died on Apr. 23, 1933 in the White Oak Pct. of Montpelier. Her photo, obituary and other vitals can be found at Find-A-Grave, contributed by someone identified as "BC." Sarah was mother to five children with Sam: Mary L., (c1907-?); Bascom Edgar (Aug. 21, 1910-Feb. 1986); William Goshen (Nov. 27, 1912-?); Joe Pink (Jun. 23, 1921-?) and Philetus Everett (Nov. 11, 1925-?).*
Sam does not appear to have remarried after Sarah's death. He died on Sep. 19, 1959 and was buried in the same Conover family cemetery as Sarah at Gentrys Mill in Adair Co.
|Conover-Coffey Marriage Record|
*1930 US Fed. Census, White Oak Pct., Adair Co.: 1930 Adair Co., White Oak dist., ED 1-4, Sheet 1B, Middle Jamestown Road, dwelling/family 11, Coffey, Samuel M., head, male, white, age 49, married at age 25, born KY, parents born KY, farmer; Sarah E., wife, female, white, age 47, married at age 22, born KY, parents born KY; Mary E., dau., female, white, age 23, single, born KY, seamstress; Bascom E., son, male, white, age 19, single, born KY, farm laborer; William G., son, male, white, age 17, single, born KY, farm laborer; Joe P., son, male, white, age 8, born KY; Philetus E., son, male, white, age 4 yrs., 4 mos., born KY