Sabra Roundy Granger
Born Oct 2, 1831 Pike, Allegany Co. NY
Died Jan 4, 1931 Minneapolis MN

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Francis Hagen Bowen

m. Sep 16, 1856
b. Jun 24, 1828
d. Feb 1, 1859
Frank Harris

b. Mar 10, 1858
d. Dec 8, 1862
Charles Nelson Perry

m. Nov 9, 1862
St. Peter MN
b. Jun 24, 1823
Binghamton NY
d. Jul 19, 1910
Minneapolis MN
Herbert Charles

b. Apr 25, 1864
Le Sueur Co MN
d. Aug 13, 1865
Mary Isabelle

b. Sep 25, 1866
Le Sueur Co MN
d. May 24, 1949
Minneapolis MN
William Hiram

b. May 5, 1868
St Peter MN
d. May 14, 1933
Minneapolis MN

b. Mar 12, 1870
Le Sueur Co MN
d. Mar 12, 1870
Le Sueur Co MN
Jennie Marie

b. Mar 22, 1874
St. Peter MN
d. May 17, 1958
Minneapolis MN
In 1852, Sabra's parents moved the family westward to Ohio. County land records indicate that other Graves, possibly relatives of mother Mary, were already landowners. In 1854, Mary and Irwin purchased 50 acres in Rochester Township, Lorain County OH, 12 miles south of Oberlin. Irwin and Mary sold their property on Sep 29, 1860.
In Jun 1861, Sabra, recently widowed, and her parents and brother William, moved from Ohio west to Le Sueur Center, Cordova Township, Minnesota as pioneers in an area known as the "Big Woods" because usable land had to be cleared of thick forests. Notes describing the trip and pioneer life , from letters of Sabra's daughter Mary Perry White.
Sabra Roundy Granger Bowen Perry .
Photographs of daughters Mary Isabelle Perry White, and Jennie Marie Perry Seastrand, Spring 1938.
William Hiram Perry, son.
Photo taken in September 1927 of family members representing four Generations:
(left to right)
Lisabeth Marie Feind, 1926-2011
Leila Marie Seastrand Feind, 1898-1976
Sabra Roundy Granger Bowen Perry, 1831-1931
Jennie Marie Perry Seastrand, 1874-1958.
Tombstone of Charles Nelson Perry, says he was born in 1823.
Tombstone of Sabra. Both are buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Le Center MN.
Family Records, compiled by Sylvia D. Novak, including Marriage Certificate, Nov 9, 1862, St. Peter MN.
Graves Family Bible, in possession of Genie Bossuet Boutwell.
Granger, William P., Bible, in possession of Allen A. Kewitsch.
Lorain Co. (OH), Land Records, County Records Office, Elyria OH.
Novak, Sylvia D., illustrative narative of trip to Minnesota, 1986.
Obituary notice of Charles Nelson Perry, St. Peter Herald, St. Peter, MN, Aug 26, 1910.
Obituary notice of Mrs. C. N. Perry, St. Peter Herald, St. Peter, MN, Jan 1931.
Tombstones, Greenwood-Woodlawn Cemetery, Le Center, Minn.
White, Mary Perry, daughter of C.N. Perry and Sabra Roundy Granger, letters to Lisabeth M. Feind, postmarked Jul 23, 1948.