Frances Adams

8 December 1812–24 February 1879 (Age 66)
Stoke, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Frances

When Frances Adams was born on 8 December 1812, in Stoke, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Adams, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Heath, was 38. She married John Massey Morris on 8 July 1868, in Sefton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She lived in Wolstanton, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Burslem, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. She died on 24 February 1879, in Bowdon, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 66, and was buried in Stoke, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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John Massey Morris
Frances Adams
Marriage: 8 July 1868

Spouse and Children

8 July 1868
Sefton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (5)


Age 3

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 11

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Age 18

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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)

  • Fanny Morris, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Fanny Adams in household of Thomas Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Fanny Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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