Augusta Adams

25 September 1811–8 December 1896 (Age 85)
Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Augusta

When Augusta Adams was born on 25 September 1811, in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Israel Adams, was 31 and her mother, Rhoda Hawthorn, was 33. She married Rev Richard M Smith on 13 September 1841. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 8 December 1896, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 85.

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Rev Richard M Smith
Augusta Adams
Marriage: 13 September 1841
Sarah Agusuta Smith
Richard Watson Smith
Richard Watson Smith
Abby Smith

Spouse and Children

    Rev Richard M Smith



13 September 1841
Henniker, New Hampshire


    Sarah Agusuta Smith


    Richard Watson Smith


    Richard Watson Smith


    Abby Smith




Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 22

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 24

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Augusta in entry for Richard Watson Smith and Georgianna A. Stillings, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Augusta in entry for Richard Watson Smith and Georgianna A. Skillings, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Augusta Adams, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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