Cassandra Adams

Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Cassandra

When Cassandra Adams was born in 1817, in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Israel Adams, was 37 and her mother, Rhoda Harthorn, was 39. She married Nathaniel Dudley on 30 September 1851. She lived in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States in 1860 and Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States in 1880.

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Nathaniel Dudley
Cassandra Adams
Marriage: 30 September 1851

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    Nathaniel Dudley



30 September 1851

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 16

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 46

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Casandra Dudley in household of N W Dudley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Cassandra Adams in household of Israel Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Casandra A Dudley, "United States Census, 1880"

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