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Sarah Ada Adair Mangum
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1815
Pickensville
Pickens County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1852
Platte County
Nebraska, USA

Sarah Ada Adair Mangum was the daughter of Thomas Jefferson Adair and Rebecca Brown. She was born in Pickensville (or possibly Tuscaloosa County), Alabama. She was married to William Mangum in Pickensville, Alabama. They were married sometime "about 1833."

She bore him six children: Armelia Caroline (b. March 21, 1834), Thomas Jefferson (b. December 8, 1835), Sarah Frances (b. September 11, 1838), Cyrus Franklin (b. September 29, 1840), William Young (b. October 5, 1845), and Marinda Elizabeth (b October 7, 1850).

She died on the Loup Fork river crossing in Nebraska and was buried there on the Mormon Trail while crossing the Great Plains. Her husband had no wood to construct a coffin, so he wrapped her body in tree bark and buried her in an unmarked grave alongside the trail. He then covered it with brush and rocks to protect it from animals. 
 
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 Parents:
  Rebecca Brown Adair (1776 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  William Mangum (1811 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Armelia Caroline Mangum Bigler (1834 - 1916)*
  Sarah Frances Mangum Cazier (1838 - 1889)*
 
 Siblings:
  Margaret Ann Adair Richey (1795 - 1852)*
  Samuel Jefferson Adair (1806 - 1889)*
  Eliza Jane Adair Price (1810 - 1892)*
  Sophia Adair (1810 - 1852)*
  Thomas Jefferson Adair (1814 - 1890)*
  Sarah Ada Adair Mangum (1815 - 1852)
  George Washington Adair (1818 - 1897)*
  Wesley John Adair (1820 - 1903)*
  Mary Ann Adair Mangum (1824 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sarah Mangum Burial Site
Platte County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Beeswax
Record added: Sep 15, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 5058386
Sarah Ada <i>Adair</i> Mangum
Added by: Anonymous
 
 
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Rest in Peace dear Sarah. You lived a tuff life on the move to find religoius tolerance.
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 10, 2015

- Missy Zuber
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014
My 3x Great Grandmother also died in 1852 of Cholera where the loup Flous into the Platte river Platte Conty NE. Her name was Hannah (Galland) Strong Her husband was Reuben Strong her father was Ablel Galland buried Gallands Grove Shelby County Iowa . A...(Read more)
- Daniel Strong
 Added: Dec. 20, 2013
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