Sarah Ann Quarles Chandler

Sarah Ann Quarles Chandler
1 folder

Manuscripts & Rare Books Division
Indiana State Library

Processed by: Jamie Dunn, June 2013

Biographical Note:

Sarah Ann Quarles Chandler was born April 20, 1804, in Virginia.  She became the second wife of Leroy Chandler April 20, 1804, in Louisa County, Virginia.  In 1836, the Chandlers moved from near Charlottesville, Virginia to just outside Boonville, Missouri.  Together they had 13 children.  Chandler died October 26, 1865.


Information found within collection
National Archives and Records Administration.  “1850, 1860 U.S. Census.”  Ancestry.  Accessed June 19, 2013.
“Sarah A. Chandler grave.”  Find a Grave.  Accessed June 19, 2013.
“Virginia Marriages, 1740-1850.” Ancestry.  Accessed June 19, 2013.
Wingfield, Marshall.  A History of Caroline County, Virginia, from Its Formation in 1727 to 1924.  1924.  Reprint.  Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2005.

Scope and Content:

This collection consists of a transcript of the diary Chandler kept while moving to Missouri.  She documents the sights and experiences of the trip through Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri.  The diary ends in St. Louis, although the Chandlers eventually settled near Boonville, Missouri.

Photocopy Policy:

Manuscript material CANNOT be photocopied or digitized in its entirety. Photocopies and/or digital reproductions (i.e. scans, digital photographs) cannot exceed 25% of a COLLECTION or FOLDER within a collection. In some cases, photocopying may not be permitted due to the condition of the item. Please check with the Manuscript Librarian for possible alternatives.

Collection Inventory

Folder and Item Listing:

Folder 1.  Sarah Ann Quarles Chandler

1836 Transcript of diary of Sarah Ann Quarles Chandler

Collection Information:

Size of Collection: 1 folder
Collection Dates: 1836
Provenance:  Mrs. Harry Watts, 1934
Access: The Collection is Open for Research Use
Restrictions:  None
Reproduction Rights: Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscripts and Rare Books Division, Indiana State Library.
Language: Materials are entirely in: English
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Collection Notes: 

MA BA 7-12-2013