Sarah Elizabeth Adair

1915–2009 (Age 94)
Floyd, Georgia, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Adair was born on 24 November 1915, in Floyd, Georgia, United States, her father, Shields Browfield Adair, was 24 and her mother, Ellen L. Davis, was 22. She married John Talmadge Conger Jr on 24 December 1935. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in District 216, Clarke, Georgia, United States in 1930 and Waycross, Ware, Georgia, United States in 2009. She died on 4 December 2009, in Lexington, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Lexington, Oglethorpe, Georgia, United States.

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Sarah Elizabeth Adair
John Talmadge Conger Jr
Marriage: 24 December 1935
Sarah Elizabeth Conger

Spouse & Children

24 December 1935


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 7

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 Adair in household of Shields Adair, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah E Adair in household of Shields B Adair, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Conger in entry for John Talmadge Conger Jr, "Georgia World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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