CS Law, Sarah Chapman

Sarah Chapman (Gordon) Law

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Born: August 27, 1805

Birthplace: Wilkes County, North Carolina

Father: Colonel Chapman Gordon 1758 – 1813
(Buried: Wilkesboro Presbyterian Chapel, Wilkes County, North Carolina)​

Mother: Charity Robinett King 1765 – 1858

Husband: Dr. John Sanderford Law 1801 – 1844
(Buried: Bradshaw–Porter Cemetery, Glendale, Tennessee)​

Children:

Augusta Law Erskine Unknown – 1868​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​
Virginia Law Sneed 1836 – 1917​
(Buried: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee)​
Rev. John Gordon Law 1839 – 1916
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(Buried: West View Memorial Cemetery, Walhalla, South Carolina)​

Role for the Confederate Army:

President of Southern Mothers Hospital​
Known as “Mother of the Confederacy”​
Traveled at own expense to aid the Suffering​
Recognized by General Joseph E. Johnston in Dalton, Georgia​

Died: June 28, 1894

Place of Death:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

Age at time of Death: 88 years old

Burial Place: Elmwood Cemetery, Memphis, Tennessee
 
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