Sarah Jane LOMAX ID#3950, b. 20 May 1851
Father*John Willis LOMAX1 b. 21 Dec 1810, d. 30 Jan 1896
Mother*Elizabeth Brooks KELLER1 b. 27 Nov 1819, d. 4 Aug 1876
Marriage*Sarah Jane LOMAX married Joel Tullian TOWNSEND
Birth*Sarah Jane LOMAX was born on 20 May 1851 in South Carolina.1 
She was the daughter of John Willis LOMAX and Elizabeth Brooks KELLER.1 
WillIn Jane (surname unknown)'s will dated 4 June 1853 in Abbeville County, South Carolina, Sarah Jane LOMAX was named as an heir; Executor: David Keller, Esq. (wife is Nancy Lomax, daughter of William Lomax and Nancy Hairston)
Witnesses: John W. Lomax, Garlington Owens, Elizabeth B. Lomax.
Heirs: Nephew James Wesley Johnson, (son Jane Johnson and Toliver Johnson of Panola, MS), Thomas Johnston, James H Martin and wife Rachel Martin of Tippah, MS, William Gray (son of John Gray deceased), William Gray (son of James Gray deceased), Mary Ann Thompson, Sarah Jane Lomax (daughter of John and Elizabeth Lomax).
PDF copies of will are attached here.2
NOTE*Sarah Jane and her parents are mentioned in the will of Jane Hairston in 1853 and again in court records 28 May 1855.3 


Joel Tullian TOWNSEND

Sources (

  1. [S279] Lomax, Joseph, Genealogical and Historical Sketches of The Lomax Family, The Rookus Printing House, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1894.
  2. [S276] Will of Jane Hairston - 4 June 1853, Abbeville County Will Box 131, Pack 3799, South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
  3. [S61] Young, Willie Pauline. Abstracts of Old Ninety-six And Abbeville District Wills And Bonds, As On File In the Abbeville, South Carolina, Courthouse. Abbeville, S.C., 1950
    , unknown author, (
Last Edited16 Aug 2014