I have had a puzzle ongoing for years.
Looking for the parents of Sarah Jane Van Auken; born 7 Mar 1839 Town of Phelps/Town of Lyons NY (Wayne or Ontario Cos.)
died 13 Oct 1921 Phelps NY
married Elijah Grey
Said to have been orphaned at an early age
1850 census living with family of Peter Decker (son of Andrew) in Phelps