Adam D Storms

Brief Life History of Adam D

When Adam D Storms was born on 11 December 1817, in New York, United States, his father, Abraham B Storms, was 33 and his mother, Charity Crouse, was 35. He married Martha E Nichols in 1840, in Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Orangeville, Orangeville Township, Barry, Michigan, United States in 1880. He died on 12 April 1901, in Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Prairieville, Prairieville Township, Barry, Michigan, United States.

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Adam D Storms
Martha E Nichols
Marriage: 1840
Henry Eli Storms
William Storms
Horace D Storms
Albert B Storms
Francis M "Frank" Storms
Mary Storms

Sources (17)

  • Adam Storms, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adam A. Storms, "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"
  • Adam D. Storms, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


Michigan is the 26th state.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

German (Rhineland) and Dutch: patronymic from Storm .

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

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Adam D Storms

Adam D Storms was born 11 Dec 1817 in New York to parents Abraham B Storms and Charity Crouse and married Martha E Nichols in 1840 in Barry Co. Michigan. Found in a History of Allegan and Barry Count …

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