Sara Esther Moreland1

b. August 1881, d. 30 October 1957
     Sara Esther Moreland was born in August, 1881 in Zebulon, Pike County, Georgia.2 She was the daughter of Colson T. Moreland and Mary Rebekah Slade.1 The Pike County Journal. Zebulon, Pike County, Georgia, May 27, 1910 had this notice: Announcement has been made of the approaching marriage of Miss Esther Moreland to Mr. Leon H. Rawls, both of Zebulon, which will take place on the evening of Wednesday June 29th. Miss Moreland is the only daughter of Mrs. M. R. Moreland and is a popular and accomplished young lady and enjoys the highest esteem of a large circle of admiring friends. Mr. Rawls is a young business man of high character and is popular and well thought of by many friends who appreciate his excellent qualities. This announcement will be of interest to the many admiring friends of both parties.3
     Sara Esther Moreland married Leon Hope Rawls, son of Alonzo Hope Rawls and Myrtie B. [?], on June 29, 1910 in Zebulon, Georgia.3 She died on October 30, 1957 at age 76.4 She was buried in Fincher Memorial Cemetery, Meansville, Pike County, GeorgiaG.

Children of Sara Esther Moreland and Leon Hope Rawls

  • Mary Rawls 6 b. 1912
  • Myrl Rawls 6 b. 1914


  1. [S305] 1910 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, ED 111, page 1-A, lines 33-34, hh 7, fam 7.
  2. [S191] 1900 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, ED 88, sheet 3-B, lines 80-81, hh 63, fam 69.
  3. [S368] The Pike County Journal Newspaper, Wedding Announcement published 27 May 1910.
  4. [S654] Georgia Death Index, 1933-1998 on FamilySearch,.
  5. [S286] 1920 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, ED 162, sheet 4-B, lines 62-66, hh 54, fam 60.
  6. [S489] 1930 US Census of Pike County, Georgia, Zebulon, ED 116-8, sheet 4-A, lines 17-20.