Sarah Elizabeth Adair

1823–1897 (Age 74)
Franklin, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Adair was born on 23 August 1823, in Franklin, Indiana, United States, her father, Robert F. Adair, was 35 and her mother, Margaret Spears, was 33. She married Henry Ellison Newlin on 16 March 1843, in Grundy, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Woodland Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 24 August 1897, in Woodland, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Shields Cemetery, Woodland, Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Elizabeth Adair
Henry Ellison Newlin
Marriage: 16 March 1843
Jesse B Newlin
Cyntha Newlin
James F Newlin
William Preston Newlin
John Newlin
Margaret Jane Newlin
Permelia Newlin
Mary Ann Martha Newlin
Henry Douglas Newlin
Daniel Boone Newlin

Spouse & Children

16 March 1843
Grundy, Missouri, United States


  • Jesse B Newlin


  • John Newlin


  • Margaret Jane Newlin


  • Permelia Newlin


  • Cyntha Newlin


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 2

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 Newlin in household of Henry E Newlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Newland in household of Henry E Newland, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Newlin in household of Henry E Newlin, "United States Census, 1880"

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