Sarah Ellen Adair

1870–1953 (Age 83)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Sarah Ellen

When Sarah Ellen Adair was born on 11 July 1870, in Alabama, United States, her father, George M Dallas Adair, was 25 and her mother, Tabitha Ann England, was 35. She married Homer Lester Cheatham on 24 January 1901, in Lawrence, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Massey, Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 4 Massey (Gibson), Morgan, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 24 October 1953, in Decatur, Morgan, Alabama, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Corinth Cemetery, Cullman, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Ellen Adair
Homer Lester Cheatham
Marriage: 24 January 1901
John Wesley Cheatham
William Henry Lester Cheatham
Bessie E Cheatham
Jesse Ervin Cheatham

Spouse & Children

24 January 1901
Lawrence, Alabama, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • George M Dallas Adair


  • Female1835–1912Female



World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Age 18

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Morgan, Alabama, United States
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 25

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

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 E Chestam in household of H L Chestam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah E Adir in household of George M Adir, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Ellen Cheatham in household of H L Cheatham, "United States Census, 1940"

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