Sarah Peak was born 26 July 1824 in Anderson County, Tennessee to Absalom Peak (1803-1867) and Rebecca Butler (1805-1891) . She married Clayton T. Gillham (1820-c1854) 12 September 1841 . She married Ira Jackson True (1828-1900) circa 1855 in Alameda County, California, United States.

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Offspring of Sarah Peak and Clayton T. Gillham (1820-c1854)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Hattie E. Gilham (1846-1930)
William S Gillham (c1851-aft1899)
Delos Gilham (1852-1898)

Offspring of Sarah Peak and Ira Jackson True (1828-1900)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Laura M. True (1857-1914)
Ebenezer Eugene True (1858-1944)
Ella Irene True (1863-1899) 1863 Walnut Creek, California, United States 3 November 1899 Reedley, Fresno County, California, United States William Golder Love (1850-1935)

Ira Arthur True (1866-1955)

Biography detailsEdit

She came with her family to Scott County, Illinois in 1829. She was married twice. Her first husband was Clayton T. Gillham, married Sept 12, 1841, by whom she had two children, Harriet and Delos. He died on the plains going to California. She then married Ira True near Livermore, CA. With him she had four children.

In The Pleasanton Weekly Aug 11, 2006
... Many of the known and unknown past members of this community are surrounded by scorched grass and crumbling cement. Pleasanton Memorial Gardens, founded by the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge, records the first burial (Peak family) on May 2, 1886, although some grave markers show earlier dates, perhaps as a result of being relocated from other cemeteries. Located at 5780 Sunol Blvd., adjacent to St. Augustine's Catholic Cemetery, Pleasanton Memorial Gardens has outlasted the local Odd Fellows' Lodge, and the nearby Livermore Lodge has neither the membership nor the funding to continue to maintain the cemetery. They are offering it for $1 to the city of Pleasanton.
A group known as The Pioneer Cemetery Committee--the name they want the graveyard given--has been collecting signatures on a petition urging the city to take on the ownership of the cemetery ...

Date:26 JUL 1824
Location:at Anderson County, Tennessee

Date:BET 1860 AND 1880
Location:at California

Husband: Ira J. True (ABT 1829-AFT 1899)
Marriage: :
Location:at Livermore, Alameda County, California, USA

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Husband: Clayton T. Gillham (1820-?)
Marriage: :
Date:12 DEC 1841

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  1. Online Resource
  2. Database online. OneWorldTree Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA;
  3. Database online. Exeter, Scott, Illinois, roll M432_128, page 24, image 322. 1850 United States Federal Census Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2005; Image:Gilham_1850_census.jpg
  4. Database online. Township 2, Contra Costa, California, post office Lafayette and Alamo, roll M653_57, page 539, image 543. 1860 United States Federal Census Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2004; Image:True_1860_census.jpg