Sarah Ada Adair

1815–1852 (Age 36)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Ada

When Sarah Ada Adair was born on 27 December 1815, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Adair, was 44 and her mother, Rebecca Brown, was 31. She married William Mangum about 1833, in Pickens, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 3 July 1852, in Loup Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Loup Township, Platte, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Ada Adair
William Mangum
Marriage: about 1833
Armelia Caroline Mangum
Thomas Jefferson Mangum
Sarah Frances Mangum
Cyrus Franklin Mangum
William Young Mangum
Marinda Elizabeth Mangum

Spouse & Children

about 1833
Pickens, Alabama, United States


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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.

Story Highlight

*William MANGUM & Sarah Ada ADAIR: Pioneers

William MANGUM & Sarah ADA ADAIR Pioneers Excerpts from the writings of Granddaughter Effie May Mang …

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Mangum in household of William Mangum, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Ada Adair Mangum, "Find A Grave Index"
  • 1840 U.S. Census, population schedule: Sarah Ada Adair

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