Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Sally Early - Gravesite at the Old Colored Cemetery - Lewisburg, West Virginia

This is the grave of Sally Early at the Old Colored Cemetery (sometimes referred to as the Dick Pointer Cemetery) in Lewisburg, West Virginia.  The cemetery is behind Carnegie Hall, down the road from the Greenbrier Historical Society and across the street from the Caucasian cemetery.

Sally Early (1837 - 1911) can be found on the 1880 Census in Greenbrier County, White Sulphur Springs District at age 38, mulatto female, married (but her husband is not shown as she is enumerated with Benjamin Webb, a Caucasian hotel Superintendent, age 66).  She can be found in the 1920 Census in GC, Lewisburg District, Black Female, age 72, born in 1837, Widowed. 

She is listed in the Greenbrier County Cemetery Book (2 entries). 

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