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Sarah Weber Addams
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1817
Death: Jan. 14, 1863

Mother of Jane Addams.

Was a strong woman and "stern disciplinarian" of her eight children. She ran the "domestic factor" with the help of a hired hand, which enabled her to prepare meals for flour, saw mill and field workers. She took charge of the mills when her husband John was away and often helped the neighbors.
In January of 1863 when Sarah Addams, then forty-six years old but carrying her ninth baby, was called over to help in the delivery of the wagonmaker's wife. The doctor was somewhere out in the country on another case, and when he finally arrived Sarah collapsed and had to be carried home. The exertion brought her own baby prematurely. It was born dead, and a week alter Sarah Addams died. 
 
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 Spouse:
  John Huy Addams (1822 - 1881)
 
 Children:
  Mary Catherine Weber Addams (1845 - 1894)*
  Jane Addams (1860 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cedarville Cemetery
Cedarville
Stephenson County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Laurie
Record added: Jul 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20609116
Sarah <i>Weber</i> Addams
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Sarah <i>Weber</i> Addams
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Sarah <i>Weber</i> Addams
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They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, We shall remember them. ~~ L.Binyen
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