Sarah Adair

Mississippi, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Adair was born about 1876, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Bascom Burr Adair, was 25 and her mother, Barbara Ellen Michael, was 29. She lived in Beat 2, Prentiss, Mississippi, United States in 1880. She died before 1970, in United States, at the age of 93.

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Bascom Burr Adair
Barbara Ellen Michael
Elizabeth Adair
Sarah Adair
Polly Ann Adair
Emma E Adair
John Henry Adair
William Thomas Adair
Bascom Byrd Adair
George Franklin Adair
Robert Rinehart Adair

Parents & Siblings



  • Elizabeth Adair


  • Female1876–1970Female

  • Female1878–1959Female

  • Emma E Adair


  • Male1882–1947Male

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 0

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Mississippi State Board of Health is Created

Age 1

In 1877, the Mississippi State Board of Health was established to protect and advance health throughout the state. There are several different categories that fall under their watch such as disease, environment, injury, standard care, shots, keep records, and more.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 25

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, also spelled EdÊ’ear, a form of Edgar .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Adair in household of V B Adair, "United States Census, 1880"

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