2. Sarah Ophelia2 STEWART (Benjamin1 STEWART) was born about 1840 in Pennsylvania, USA. She appeared on the 1850 U.S. Census with her parents in Erwin Twp., Steuben Co., New York. She died on 15 JAN 1902 in Muskegon, Muskegon Co., Michigan, USA.

She was married to James GILLHESPY (son of Thomas GILLHESPY and Mary CASS) on 6 OCT 1856 in Chester Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan, USA. James GILLHESPY was born on 8 MAY 1831. He died about 31 DEC 1862 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. He was buried in Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA. Sarah Ophelia STEWART and James GILLHESPY had the following children:

child+9 i. Charles Gilbert3 GILLHESPY.
child+10 ii. Ida R.3 GILLHESPY.

She was married to Henry J. HILLARD (son of Thomas Jefferson HILLARD and Mary JAMES) on 9 JAN 1864 in Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA. Henry and Sarah appeared on the 1870 U.S. Census in Wright Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan. Ten years later they appeared on the census in Chester Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan. In 1910, after Sarah's death, Henry appeared on the census in the home of his son George in Selma Twp., Wexford Co., Michigan. Henry J. HILLARD was born on 11 MAY 1835 in Ohio, USA. He appeared with his parents on the 1850 U.S. Census in Perry Twp., Morrow Co., Ohio. He died on 20 AUG 1918 in Conklin, Chester Twp., Ottawa Co., Michigan, USA. Henry was a farmer. He also worked as a baker in Howard City, Michigan. At one point he worked as a traveling salesman. Henry was blind for about the last 35 years of his life.

Reference: Lynn E. Garn, "The Descendants of Richmond A. Hillard, A John Alden Line," in the Mayflower Descendant, Summer 2008, vol. 57, pages 132, 137-139.
Sarah Ophelia STEWART and Henry J. HILLARD had the following children:

child+11 i. Franklin Milo3 HILLARD.
child+12 ii. Evelyn R.3 HILLARD.
child+13 iii. George M.3 HILLARD.
child+14 iv. Millie F.3 HILLARD.
child+15 v. Alta3 HILLARD.
child+16 vi. Alda3 HILLARD.

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