After her husband died, Sarah Battles continued to farm the orange groves at this Riverside home on Bandini Avenue

Sarah Battles

Sarah Battles was named for her grandmother, Sarah Webster, a second cousin of Massachusetts Senator Daniel Webster, who later became Secretary of State. Sarah first met Daniel Battles at the academy they both attended in Farmington, Maine. Daniel married another woman, but after she died leaving him a widower, he married Sarah in 1868. Sarah […]