Elizabeth Adams

6 May 1749–16 April 1836 (Age 87)
Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Adams was born on 6 May 1749, in Uxbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Adams, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Dane, was 30. She married David Temple in December 0003, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 16 April 1836, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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David Temple
1741–1821
Elizabeth Adams
1749–1836
David Temple
1787–1788
Temple
1788–

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 27

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 27

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 45

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

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)

  • Elizabeth Adams, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Elizabeth Adams, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Elizabeth Adams, "Delaware, Church Records, 1707-1939"

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