Sarah Matilda Barrow Moore


Personal and Family Information

Sarah was born on 30 Apr 1876 in Austin, Texas, the daughter of Edgar Maurice Bowie Moore and Julia Isabelle Eanes.

She died on 24 Jan 1940 in Matagorda, Texas.

Her husband was Baulser Van Buren Merck, who she married on 30 JUL 1894. The place has not been found. Their six known children were Viola Belle (1895-?), Jessie Mildred (1896-?), Bessie Bowie (1898-?), Theora Eugenia (1899-?), John (1903-?) and Dean (1908-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Sarah Matilda Barrow Moore


Edgar Maurice Bowie Moore


Joseph Hickman Moore


Matilda Eleanor Bowie


Rezin Pleasant Bowie


Margaret Frances Neville


Julia Isabelle Eanes



Birth30 APR 1876
Place: Austin, Texas
Death24 JAN 1940
Place: Matagorda, Texas
Census7 JUN 1880
Place: Travis County, Texas
Age: 4 born Tx
Address: dwelling 67 family 73 Sarah with parents Moore, Maurice D and Besty, 2 siblings
Census4 JUN 1900
Place: Grant, Custer County, Oklahoma
Age: 24 born Texas
Address: dwelling 72 family 74 with husband Baulser and 4 daughters
Census14 APR 1930
Place: Matagorda, Texas
Age: 52 born TX
Address: dwelling 14 family 17 with husband and 2 sons