Mary Adams

1842–31 July 1891 (Age 49)
Wayne, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary

When Mary Adams was born in 1842, in Wayne, Michigan, United States, her father, Timothée Adam, was 26 and her mother, Margarette Chicoine, was 28. She married William Hooks in 1861, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 31 July 1891, at the age of 49.

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Family Time Line

William Hooks
1836–1918
Mary Adams
1842–1891
Marriage: 1861
Amanda J. Hooks
1863–1913
Mary Hooks
1865–1938
James Hooks
1867–1942
William Hooks
1870–1944
Martha Hooks
1877–1952
Margaret Hooks
1877–1952
Clara Belle Hooks
1878–1958
Thomas Hooks
1881–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1861
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    Timothée Adam

    Male1816–Male

    Margarette Chicoine

    Female1814–1865Female

siblings

(2)

    Mary Adam

    Female1842–1911Female

    Female1842–1891Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 5

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 21

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hooks in household of William Hooks, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Bartlett in entry for William Hooks and Ida Lave, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"
  • Mary Nooks in entry for Margaret Nooks, "Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917"

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