Sarah Taylor Addington

1848–1901 (Age 52)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Taylor

When Sarah Taylor Addington was born on 19 October 1848, in Scott, Virginia, United States, her father, Charles Cromwell Addington , Jr., was 40 and her mother, Jane Lawson, was 41. She married Thompson J Fletcher on 30 July 1870. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Johnson Magisterial District, Scott, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 1 February 1901, in Scott, Virginia, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Taylor Addington
Thompson J Fletcher
Marriage: 30 July 1870
Henry F Fletcher
Celia L Fletcher
Maynard Orval Fletcher
Charles William Fletcher

Spouse & Children

30 July 1870


Parents & Siblings

  • Charles Cromwell Addington , Jr.


  • Female1807–1885Female



  • Anna Doty Addington


  • Male1833–1908Male

  • Mary E. Addington


  • Elizabeth Virginia Addington


  • Nancy Addington


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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 13

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

Age 14

The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Sarah T Addington in household of Charles Addington, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah T Addington in household of Charles Addington, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Fletcher in household of Thompson Fletcher, "United States Census, 1880"

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