Oliver Adams

7 January 1767–28 December 1813 (Age 46)
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Oliver

When Oliver Adams was born on 7 January 1767, in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Oliver Adams, was 37 and his mother, Rachel Procter, was 35. He married Betsey Marshall on 15 November 1798, in Rindge, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 28 December 1813, at the age of 46, and was buried in Rindge, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States.

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Oliver Adams
Betsey Marshall
Marriage: 15 November 1798
Marshall Adams
Fanny Adams

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World Events (8)

Age 9
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
Age 9
New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 14
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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 (14)

  • Oliver Adams in entry for Enoch Adams and Mary Ellen Talbee Lindsey, "Rhode Island, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1630-1945"
  • Oliver Adams, "New Hampshire, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1636-1947"
  • Oliver Adams, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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