Adah Breedlove

Female13 May 1827–3 April 1913

Brief Life History of Adah

When Adah Breedlove was born on 13 May 1827, in Bourneville, Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, David B Breedlove, was 34 and her mother, Maria McKenzie, was 31. She married John Wesley Grimes on 26 October 1848, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in New Holland, Marion Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States for about 33 years. She died on 3 April 1913, in New Holland, Perry Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in New Holland, Perry Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Wesley Grimes
1822–1881
Adah Breedlove
1827–1913
Marriage: 26 October 1848
David M. Grimes
1853–1910

Sources (6)

  • Adash Grimes in household of J W Grimes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adah Breedlove, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Adah Grimes, "Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1848Ross, Ohio, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

    Age 9

    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 33

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a nickname for an amiable or popular person, fromMiddle English brede(n) ‘to breed, to produce’ + loue‘love’.

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

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