Sarah Elizabeth Mullin

Sarah Elizabeth “Libby” Mullin
b. 31 December 1869, Rock Creek Township, Carroll County, Indiana, to Lewis and Nancy Jane (Young) Mullin
d. 19 February 1923, Superior, Mineral County, Montana

m. 29 April 1891, Camden, Carroll County, Indiana
Schyler Colfax Ray
b. 4 February 1869, Camden, Carroll County, Indiana
d. 5 May 1957, Missoula, Missoula County, Montana

Children with Schyler Colfax Ray:
• Daisy Margaret (b. 1892)
• Kate Elizabeth (b. 1893)
• Lois Anna (b. 1895)
• Julia Olive (b. 1899)
• Helen (b. 1901)
• Phillip Mullin (b. 1904)

The Mullin family immigrated to Indiana from Springboro, Warren County, Ohio, in 1831. Libby lived in Rock Creek Township and the town of Camden in Carroll County, Indiana, before leaving in 1909 to join her husband in St. Regis, Montana.

After the 1910 forest fire in which Libby and her family were refugees, she went to work for the railroad as a telegraph operator. Three of her daughters were also telegraph operators for the railroad. The West was a rugged, wild place at the time Libby Ray lived there, and it is said she never became reconciled to it. She always hoped to return to Indiana, and upon her death she was returned to be buried in Camden, Indiana, as was her husband.

Submitted by:
Ann Mullin Burton
Decatur MI

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