Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Adair

1867–1961 (Age 94)
Smith, Texas, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie"

When Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Adair was born on 20 October 1867, in Smith, Texas, United States, her father, Jefferson Hayden Adair, was 39 and her mother, Ellen Orea Pace, was 34. She married Moulton M. Dickson on 24 October 1889, in Boone, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, United States in 1880 and Saline Township, Drew, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died on 4 October 1961, in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Corsicana, Navarro, Texas, United States.

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Sarah Elizabeth "Sallie" Adair
Moulton M. Dickson
Marriage: 24 October 1889
Carroll Adair Dickson
Beulah Ellenora Dickson
Molton Christopher Dickson
Samuel Dunn Dickson
Dr. Emma Lucille Dickson
Conner Gates Dickson

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24 October 1889
Boone, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 3

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 27

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

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)

  • Sallie Dixon in household of Molten Dixon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Adair in household of J H Adair, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sallie A Dickson in household of Moulton M Dickson, "United States Census, 1910"

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