Sarah E. ROUTSAW
Who was Sarah E. ROUTSAW?
The online Oakhill Cemetery index database from 1931 records this grave as can be seen:
It would be easy to miss this headstone. Not only was it covered with foliage and debris but it was nearly covered with sod. Give a few more years and this grave would be hidden from view.
Sarah E. ROUTSAW was born on the 28th of October, 1852 in Clinton Valley, Ohio to Joseph SHIELDS and Lydia E. POCKET. She died on March 3, 1922 in Wyoming, Kent, Michigan (1).
Sarah was married on July 16, 1870 in Brown, Ohio to Mr. Conrad ROUTSAW (it was his 3rd marriage, her 1st). They were 2nd cousins. (2)
(1) "Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KF3F-NKT : accessed 20 Jun 2014), Sarah E Routsaw, 03 Mar 1922; citing Wyoming, Kent, Michigan, United States; 03238; FHL microfilm 1972809.
(2) "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X878-BDZ : accessed 20 Jun 2014), Conrad Routsaw and Sarah E. Shields, 16 Jul 1870; citing Brown, Ohio, United States, reference p332; FHL microfilm 384278.