ss Sawyer's grandfather, Benjamin Sawyer, served in the war of the Revolution.
Her father, Dr. Levi Sawyer, was the physician of Bolton and of all the country around.
He was a man of marked individuality, a quality our townswoman inherited to a high degree; she was Miss Sawyer on the street, in the church, in the committee room, Miss Sawyer and no one else.
Her earliest years were spent in Miss Sawyer and no one else.
Her earliest years were spent in her Bolton home, where, as time went on, she combined the duties of a farmer's daughter with those of a doctor's helper, for in those days of thrift and industry a profession was rarely separated from the work of the farm.
As her mother died when Miss Sawyer was only four years old, she devoted much of her girlhood to the care of her two brothers, she being the oldest child of her family.
It weling that existed between the brother and sister, a closeness and harmony that lasted through Mr. Sawyer's life.
Her older brother, Sterling Konisky Sawyer, passed much of his life on the home farm