Lewis Adams

1756–1836 (Age 80)
Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lewis

When Lewis Adams was born in 1756, in Pomfret, Windham, Connecticut, United States, his father, Noah Adams, was 33 and his mother, Miriam Adams, was 28. He married Hannah Luce on 12 April 1795, in Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 12 January 1836, in Hartwick, Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Hartwick, Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States.

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Lewis Adams
Hannah Luce
Marriage: 12 April 1795
Achsah Adams

Spouse and Children

12 April 1795
Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 20

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 20

New York is the 11th state.
1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution

Age 21

The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.

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 (3)

  • L Adams, "United States Census, 1810"
  • Lewis Adams, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Lewis Adams, "United States Census, 1830"

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