Sarah Elizabeth Zimmerman
b. February 1835
- Sarah Elizabeth Zimmerman was born in February 1835 in Alabama.
- She married Thweatt Eason Mitchell, son of Thomas James Mitchell and Mary Wood, circa 1864.
- Sarah Juliet Evelina Mitchell Cook wrote on 12 June 1864, in a letter to her son Conrad Evelyn Cook, "I rec'd a letter from Mtchell too. He spoke of his going to the "South" with Dr. Brown & seeing "Col. Mitchell" & Bennett Griffin, did not see Thweatt though was well & quite busy. . . . we don't hear from your uncle Thweatt often. Sallie
seems gloomy about him, did not enjoy herself much with us the other day. . . ."
- Thweatt Eason Mitchell and Sarah Elizabeth Zimmerman appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Cole Station PO, Elmore County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Thweatt Mitchell, Red Augustus Mitchell and Leonora Barton Mitchell.
- Thweatt Eason Mitchell and Sarah Elizabeth Zimmerman appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Tallassee, Elmore County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Thweatt Mitchell, Red Augustus Mitchell, Leonora Barton Mitchell, Thomas Zimmerman Mitchell and Julia Estelle Mitchell.
- Sarah Elizabeth Zimmerman became a widow at the 1 January 1900 death of her husband Thweatt Eason Mitchell.
- The following appeared on 2 March 1900 in The Age-Herald: In the circuit court Mrs. Sallie Mitchell, as administratrix of the estate of Thweat E. Mitchell, has filed suit against the Louisville and Nashville Railroad company for $25,000 as damages for the death of her husband, who was killed in an accident at Elmore some months ago.
- James Campbell and Leonora Barton Mitchell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Jefferson County, Alabama. Other members of the household included Sarah Elizabeth Zimmerman, Thweatt Campbell and Julia Estelle Mitchell. Also in the household were niece Nora Mitchell (born April 1893) and nephew Erskin Mitchell (May 1895), whose parents have not yet been identified.
- Last Edited: 27 Jun 2014