APRIL 25, 1819
OCT. 26, 1894
Mother is at Rest
Sarah A. Bean was born 25 Apr 1819 in Monroe County, [West] Virginia to William Bean and Rachel Wiseman. She was one of 13 children born to the couple.
Sarah married Wilson Kesinger [1819 - 1892] 16 Nov 1840 in Monroe County. The couple had at least 13 children: Calvin, Rustus, Elizabeth, Floyd, Margaret, John, William, Edwin, Martha, Ruphena, Oscar, Hilda and Virginia.
Sarah died 26 Oct 1894 on her return from a trip to Kansas to visit with her children there. She is buried in the small family plot located on the farm where she and Wilson had lived. Wilson and daughter, Virginia, are also buried here.