Sarah Elizabeth Adair

1888–1963 (Age 75)
Applegate, Sanilac, Michigan, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

Sarah Elizabeth Adair was born on 16 July 1888, in Applegate, Sanilac, Michigan, United States as the daughter of Hugh Adair and Sarah Ellen Gilbert. She married Mack Nathaniel Burch on 31 July 1912, in East Tawas, Iosco, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in East Tawas, Iosco, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 December 1963, in Tawas City, Iosco, Michigan, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, East Tawas, Iosco, Michigan, United States.

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Sarah Elizabeth Adair
Mack Nathaniel Burch
Marriage: 31 July 1912
Mary Esther Mullen Burch

Spouse & Children

31 July 1912
East Tawas, Iosco, Michigan, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Hugh Adair


  • Sarah Ellen Gilbert




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 15

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 20

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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 E Burch in household of Macknat Burch, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Burch in household of Mack M Burch, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah E Burch in household of Mack N Burch, "United States Census, 1930"

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