Betsy Adams

5 September 1791–19 October 1862 (Age 71)
Hartwick, Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Betsy

When Betsy Adams was born on 5 September 1791, in Hartwick, Hartwick, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Asaph Adams, was 32 and her mother, Orinda Abbott, was 31. She died on 19 October 1862, in her hometown, at the age of 71.

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Asaph Adams
Orinda Abbott
Albigence Adams
Royal Adams
Betsy Adams
Abner P. Adams
Isaac A. Adams
Polly Adams
Lucy Adams
Sally Adams
Robert Adams

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World Events (7)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 6

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 21

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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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