Sarah Elvira Addington

1882–1971 (Age 88)
Waleska, Cherokee, Georgia, United States

The Life of Sarah Elvira

When Sarah Elvira Addington was born on 29 August 1882, in Waleska, Cherokee, Georgia, United States, her father, Henry Newton Addington, was 33 and her mother, Eugenia O Harbin, was 34. She married George Washington Alexander Jr. on 23 November 1903, in Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States for about 10 years and Election Precinct 53, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 17 April 1971, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Elvira Addington
George Washington Alexander Jr.
Marriage: 23 November 1903
Elsie Roberta Alexander
Evelyn Eugenia Alexander
Ima Edith Alexander
Rev George Henry Alexander

Spouse & Children

23 November 1903
Cartersville, Bartow, Georgia, United States


  • Elsie Roberta Alexander


  • Evelyn Eugenia Alexander


  • Ima Edith Alexander


  • Male1914–1999Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Newton Addington


  • Eugenia O Harbin




World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 11

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 24

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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)

  • Sarah Alexander in household of George Alexander, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sarah Alexandra in household of George Alexandra, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah E Addington in household of Henry N Addington, "United States Census, 1900"

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