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Sadler, Robert died 1884


Posted By: S. Ferrall - IAGenWeb volunteer
Date: 1/1/2022 at 13:16:23

Another of our old citizens was called to his long home on Friday morning, Robert Sadler an old and respected citizen having died on that date.

Mr. Sadler was about 100 years of age and leaves two sons and two daughters to mourn his loss.

He was buried on Sunday in the M.E. cemetery.

~Elkader Register, Friday, February 8, 1884; pg 8 (Littleport correspondence column)


Note from the contributor: In response to a query about Mr. Sadler I include the following items that might benefit others. Please use only as a guide and confirm for yourself:

-Although his age on census records over the years remains somewhat consistant, Mr. Sadler may not have been as old as stated in obit & engraved on his gravestone in Union cemetery (age 95 yrs).

- Died 2/1/1884 per obit & gravestone

- 1856 Iowa State census, Volga twp., Clayton co. IA
Robert Saddler, age 48, born Ireland, naturalized [b. ca 1808]
Catharine Saddler, age 48, born Ireland
George Saddler, age 18, born N.Y.
Catharine Saddler, age 13, born N.Y.
Mary Saddler, age 11, born N.Y.
Robert Saddler, age 7, born N.Y.

- March 10, 1856, Robert Sadler, of Clayton County, Iowa, purchased a Federal Land patent: 80 acres located West half of the North East quarter Section 33, Twp 92, North of Range 4W (https://glorecords.blm.gov/)

- 1860 U.S. census, Volga twp., Clayton co. IA:
Robert Sadler, HOH, age 50, farmer, born Ireland [b. 1810]
Kate Sadler, age 48, born Ireland
Katy Sadler, age 22, born Ireland
Mary Sadler, age 14, born Ireland
Robert Sadler, age 12, born Ireland
George Sadler, age 20, farmer, born Ireland

- 1870 U.S. census, Volga twp., Clayton co. IA
Robert Sadler, age 70, farmer, born Ireland, citizen of U.S. [b. 1800]
Catherine Sadler, age 56, keeping house, born Ireland

- 1880 U.S. census, Volga twp., Clayton co. IA:
Michael Burns, age 36, farmer, born Ireland
Mary Burns, age 34, wife, keeping house, born N.Y.
[their children, all born in Iowa: John (14), Catharine (13), Michael (3), Thom (2)]
Robert Sadler, age 80, father-in-law, widowed, born Ireland [b. 1800]


Clayton Obituaries maintained by Sharyl Ferrall.
WebBBS 4.33 Genealogy Modification Package by WebJourneymen


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