Sarah Elsie Addington

1898–1955 (Age 57)
Greenup, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Elsie

When Sarah Elsie Addington was born on 8 January 1898, in Greenup, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Hutchinson Addington, was 27 and her mother, Alwilda Elizabeth Fannin, was 23. She married Walter Louis Yeadon on 20 July 1918, in Luce, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 6 Hunnewell, Greenup, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Ewing Township, Marquette, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 18 December 1955, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Garden of Rest Cemetery, Wells, Delta, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Elsie Addington
Walter Louis Yeadon
Marriage: 20 July 1918
Nellie Mae Robbins
Phoebe Yeadon
Ethel Yeadon
Louis Richard Yeadon
George Robert Yeadon
Gloria Mary Yeadon
Daniel Louis Yeadon
Frederick Yeadon

Spouse & Children

20 July 1918
Luce, Michigan, United States


  • Nellie Mae Robbins


  • Phoebe Yeadon


  • Female1923–2002Female

  • Louis Richard Yeadon


  • George Robert Yeadon


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Laura Verlina Addington


  • Male1896–1967Male

  • Female1898–1955Female

  • Therman Addington


  • Ormal Randolph Addington


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 2

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Elsie S Yeadon in household of Louis W Yeadon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah E Adington in household of John H Adington, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elsie Yeadon in household of Lewis Yeadon, "United States Census, 1920"

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