Biographical Sketch of Miss. Sarah F. King
MISS SARAH F. KING was born August 23, 1825, in Orange County, Va.; she is a daughter of H. R. and Mary Ann (Peacher) King, both born in the same county and State. The father died in 1838, aged thirty-four; the mother died in 1863, aged fifty-six. When young she came with her parents to within two miles of Clarksville, Tenn.; there lived till 1850; she then moved to Todd County, and has since resided with the Meriwether family, first on the Meriville farm, and now on the Fairfield farm. Her brother, John W., entered the Confederate Army in 1861 as First Lieutenant, Company L, Fourteenth Tennessee Infantry; he was wounded at the battle of Fredericksburg, and from the effects of which died December 25, 1862.