Addie Lee Sawey

14 January 1900–24 August 1959 (Age 59)
Texas, United States

The Life of Addie Lee

When Addie Lee Sawey was born on 14 January 1900, in Texas, United States, her father, Thaddius Roland Sawey, was 29 and her mother, Matilda Ada Tuttle, was 26. She married M. C. Berry on 11 August 1920, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Lavaca, Texas, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 4, Harris, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 24 August 1959, in Baytown, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Baytown, Harris, Texas, United States.

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M. C. Berry
Addie Lee Sawey
Marriage: 11 August 1920

Spouse and Children

11 August 1920
Houston, Harris, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thaddius Roland Sawey





    Leatha Jane Sawey



World Events (8)

1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 1

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 16

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Addie S Koons in household of Amber S Koons, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada Sawyer in household of Mathilda Sawyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Addie Sawey, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"

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