Sarah Adair

Alabama, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Adair was born on 15 January 1816, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Jamieson Adair, was 29 and her mother, Nancy Pearson, was 24. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with Zadock Moore. She lived in Tallapoosa City, Tallapoosa, Alabama, United States in 1850. She died before 1860, in Alabama, United States, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Adair
Zadock Moore
Mary M Moore
Louisa Moore
Charles M Moore
James Madison Moore Sr.
John P Moore
Levi Raison Moore
Martha Caroline Moore
Elmira Matildy Moore
Sarah Alice Moore

Spouse & Children



  • Mary M Moore


  • Louisa Moore


  • Charles M Moore


  • James Madison Moore Sr.


  • John P Moore


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • William Head Pearson Adair


  • Female1816–1860Female

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 3

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 14

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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 (3)

  • Sarah Moon in household of Zadoc Moon, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Unknown in entry for Martha Caroline Middleton, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Sarah Adair in entry for James Madison Moore, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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