Sarah Luemma Addington

1882–1968 (Age 86)
Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Luemma

When Sarah Luemma Addington was born on 30 June 1882, in Wise, Wise, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson Addington, was 35 and her mother, Mary Jane Perkey, was 33. She married William David Adkins on 13 January 1898, in Wise, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1882 and Wise, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 June 1968, in Norton, Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Wise, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Luemma Addington
William David Adkins
Marriage: 13 January 1898
Beartie Jane Adkins
Earl Edward Adkins
Clara Ardelia Adkins
Esther Adkins
Okla Chester Adkins

Spouse & Children

13 January 1898
Wise, Virginia, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Jefferson Addington


  • Mary Jane Perkey




  • Male1868–1948Male

  • Male1870–1960Male

  • Ardelia M Addington


  • Elizabeth Addington


  • George W. Addington


+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 12

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Emma Adkins in household of William D Adkins, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Adkins in household of William D Adkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Emma Adkins in entry for Elzie D Mullins and Ester Adkins, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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