Sarah Jackson Adams

Sarah Jackson Adams

Birth
Durham, Greene County, New York, USA
Death 12 Feb 1937 (aged 90)
Greenport, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Burial Greenport, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 178685386 · View Source
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MISS SARA JACKSON ADAMS

Miss Sara Jackson Adams died on Friday, February 12 in her home on Front Street as a result of a complication of diseases. She was born in Durham New York on May 8, 1846, the daughter of Grosvenor S Adams and Nancy Usher Cone. She was graduate of Elmira College for Women at Elmira, New York and taught English, Latin and Music there for many years. Miss Adams were interested and active in civic and church affairs. She had the Greenport Auditorium built and managed it for a number of years. She was a staunch support of Woman suffrage and the first woman in these parts to advocate and work for it. She was for many years president of the W C T U and made trips to Europe, Alaska and the Holy Land. She was a member of the Greenport Shakespeare Club and a member of the Greenport Presbyterian Church since 1869, also president of the Women's Presbyterian Society for Missions on Long Island.

Funeral services were conducted on Sunday afternoon from the Greenport Presbyterian Church, Rev Kermit Jones officiating; burial followed in the Adams family plot, Sterling Cemetery under the direction of S B Horton.

Obit was published in The Watchman of the Sunrise Trail on Feb 18, 1937 p5


The ADAMS family monument has no dates for the family members, only their ages at death:
Grosvenor S ADAMS age 69
Nancy U ADAMS age 77
Annie D EARNSHAW age 87
Grosvenor C ADAMS age 81
Barclay P ADAMS age 64
Sarah J ADAMS age 90


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aged 90


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  • Created by: Joy Ann Strasser
  • Added: 23 Apr 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 178685386
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sarah Jackson Adams (8 May 1846–12 Feb 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 178685386, citing Sterling Cemetery, Greenport, Suffolk County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Joy Ann Strasser (contributor 46565016) .