Sarah Ann (Oo-yos-hah-nah-hee-tah) Adair

1835–1885 (Age 49)
Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann (Oo-yos-hah-nah-hee-tah)

When Sarah Ann (Oo-yos-hah-nah-hee-tah) Adair was born on 19 September 1835, in Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory, United States, her father, Calvin Sequoyah Adair, was 24 and her mother, Lucinda H. Miller, was 17. She married David Taylor Jr in 1847, in Tennessee, United States. She died on 7 March 1885, in Indian Territory, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Oak Grove, Adair, Oklahoma, United States.

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Sarah Ann (Oo-yos-hah-nah-hee-tah) Adair
David Taylor Jr
Marriage: 1847

Spouse & Children

Tennessee, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (6)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 28

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

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 Adair in entry for Florence Azalee Willis, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Adair in entry for Walter D Guthrie, "California Death Index, 1940-1997"
  • Sarah Ann Adair Guthrie, "Find A Grave Index"

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