Sarah Ann Addington

1908–1998 (Age 89)
Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Addington was born on 18 August 1908, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John Henry Addington, was 30 and her mother, Rebecca Potter, was 20. She married Goebel Adams on 26 December 1930. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jenkins, Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 2, Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 9 July 1998, in Florida, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Mayking, Letcher, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Ann Addington
Goebel Adams
Marriage: 26 December 1930
Gwendlyn Adams

Spouse & Children

26 December 1930
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  • Gwendlyn Adams


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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1911: Letcher, Kentucky, United States

Age 24

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named in Old English as Eaddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Greater London.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sara Adams in household of Goebel Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Adams in household of Polly A Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Addington in household of J H Addington, "United States Census, 1920"

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