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Sarah Diggs

Female 1767 - 1817


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  • Born  11 Nov 1767  [1, 2
    Gender  Female 
    Died  03 Jan 1817  [2, 3
    Person ID  I47  Wimberly
    Last Modified  2 Feb 2008 

    Father  Robert Diggs,   d. abt. 1789, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Lawson 
    Family ID  F14  Group Sheet

    Family  Joseph Wimberly,   d. 1812  [4, 5
    Married  Before 1786  [6, 7
    Notes 
    • Moved to Robertson County, Tennessee circa 1800. [2]
    • had eight children when he died. [2]

    Married:
    • 1786 is when Sarah's father's will (Robert Diggs) was written.
    Children 
    >1. Dorothy "Dolly" Wimberly,   b. 17 May 1791
    >2. Robert Diggs Wimberly,   b. abt. 1803, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Aug 1872, Edgecombe County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. William Wimberly
     4. Elizabeth Wimberly
    >5. George Sterling Wimberly,   b. 12 May 1775,   d. 03 Aug 1857
     6. Sarah "Sally" Wimberly
     7. Joseph Wimberly
     8. Catherine Wimberly,   b. 09 Apr 1900
    Last Modified  2 Feb 2008 
    Family ID  F13  Group Sheet

  • Histories
    Description of Joseph & Sarah Wimberly
    Description of Joseph & Sarah Wimberly
    As published in Recollections of a Lifetime by Mary Katherine Killebrew.
    Will of Robert Digges, 1789
    Will of Robert Digges, 1789
    As published in Abstracts of Wills of Edgecombe County by David B. Gammon

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Recollections of a Lifetime, Mary Katherine Killebrew, (Mrs. Clyde Lynch, Franklin, Tenn., 1971), pg. 4, 6.
      Provides Sarah's birth and death year.

    2. [S23] Family Called Fort, Fort, Homer T; Jones, Drucilla, (West Texas Print. Co., 1970), 419.

    3. [S15] Recollections of a Lifetime, Mary Katherine Killebrew, (Mrs. Clyde Lynch, Franklin, Tenn., 1971), pg. 4,6.
      Provides Sarah's birth and death year.

    4. [S2] Edgecombe County Will Abstracts, 1732-1910, David B. Gammon, (Rocky Mount, N.C), pg. 23.
      Record #113 (Sarah's father's will), states that her last name is Wimberly.

    5. [S15] Recollections of a Lifetime, Mary Katherine Killebrew, (Mrs. Clyde Lynch, Franklin, Tenn., 1971), pg. 2,4.
      Page 2 states the names of their children and whom they married.

    6. [S2] Edgecombe County Will Abstracts, 1732-1910, David B. Gammon, (Rocky Mount, N.C).
      Will of Robert Diggs.

    7. [S16] Marriages of Early Edgecombe County North Carolina 1733-1868, Ruth Smith Williams and Margarette Glenn Griffin, (Dixie Letter Service).