Joel Adams III

18 October 1802–30 October 1865 (Age 63)
Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Joel

When Joel Adams III was born on 18 October 1802, in Whitehall, Whitehall, Washington, New York, United States, his father, Joel Griswold Adams II, was 41 and his mother, Louisa Tupper, was 39. He married Love Prudence Mellor on 17 June 1834, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Watertown Township, Washington, Ohio, United States in 1860. He died on 30 October 1865, in Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Beverly, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Joel Adams III
Love Prudence Mellor
Marriage: 17 June 1834
Jane Adams
Susannah A Adams
Demas Adams
Alonzo Adams
Mary Adams

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World Events (8)

Age 1
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
Age 1
Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 17
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. 

Name Meaning

(1997: 144377;2007: 312641; 2010: 427865)English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.

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

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Sources (10)

  • Joel Adams Jr, "United States Census, 1800"
  • Joel Adams, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Joel Adams in entry for Demos Adams, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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