Sarah Ellen Haley Maulding
*Contributed by Phyllis Campbell
From: Unknown Newspaper, 1933
Octogenarian Buried In Taylor Cemetery, Sunday 1933
SARAH ELLEN MAULDING passed away at her home at Frisco (Missouri), at 10
o’clock last Saturday morning, August 19th, at the age of 81 years, 6 months and 19 days.
Mrs. Maulding had been in poor health for some time.
She was born in Gallatin County, Illinois, February. 1, 1852. She was the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Mike Haley.. At the age of 22 she married Lorenzo Dow Maulding. To this union were born 9 children, 7 of whom have preceded their mother in death. Mr. Maulding passed away about 22 years ago. She had resided in this county (Stoddard) about 30 years.
Mrs. Maulding leaves two children, Mrs. Onie Hooks of Flint, Michigan, and Harry Maulding
of near Essex (Missouri); 19 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, also a number of other relatives and friends, who will miss her greatly. She also leaves a brother, J. H. Haley of near Bloomfield (Missouri), two half-brothers, Mike Burns of McLeansboro, Illinois, and C. C. Burns of Poplar Bluff (Missouri), and a half-sister, Catherine Burns, of McLeansboro, Illinois.
At the early age of 14, Mrs. Maulding professed faith in Christ and always lead a
devoted Christian life, as evidenced by her many deeds of kindness to her loved ones and
neighbors. “Aunt Sarah”, as she was called by all who knew her, always wore a
pleasant and jolly mood, which made her a welcome guest wherever she went, and until
death claimed her, she bore her suffering bravely, and showed her great faith as was
always characteristic of her life.
She was laid to rest in Taylor Cemetery , last Sunday afternoon. A large crowd, estimated
at near 600, attended the funeral services. Rev. Griffey and Rev. Taylor conducting
The pall bearers were Tom Sanders, Lawrence Coffey, Everett Coffey, Otto Coffey, Wade Snider and Walter LaRue. .
*SARAH ELLEN HALEY MAULDING was aka SARAH ELLEN BURNS before
she was married. Her stepfather was EDWARD BURNS and her mother was
ELIZA C. GATES.
Her husband, LORENZO DOW MAULDING was born in McLeansboro, Illinois
Hamilton County and they lived there for many years and their children were born there.
LORENZO DOW MAULDING was the son of WESLEY A. J. MAULDING, the
grandson of JAMES WILLIAM MAULDING and the great-grandson of AMBROSE
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