Sarah Adair

New Zealand

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Adair was born in 1869, in New Zealand, her father, William Adair, was 31 and her mother, Flora McKenzie, was 29. She married David Kendrick in 1894, in New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died in her hometown.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Adair
David Kendrick
Marriage: 1894
Flora Lindsay Kendrick
Loorie Jean Kendrick
Chrissie McKenzie Kendrick
David Henry Kendrick

Spouse & Children

New Zealand


Parents & Siblings

  • William Adair


  • Flora McKenzie




World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 18

Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.

Age 24

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.

Age 38

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

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 (2)

  • Sarah Adair, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"
  • Sarah Kendrick in entry for Flora Lindsay Kendrick, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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