Forest Grant Adams

8 April 1899–25 November 1969 (Age 70)
Coldwater Township, Butler, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Forest Grant

When Forest Grant Adams was born on 8 April 1899, in Coldwater Township, Butler, Iowa, United States, his father, Orin Grant Adams, was 29 and his mother, Bertha Mary Uker, was 26. He married Irene Layton in 1921. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Bowen Township, Sargent, North Dakota, United States in 1920 and Great Falls, Cascade, Montana, United States in 1930. He died on 25 November 1969, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Forest Grant Adams
Irene Layton
Marriage: 1921
Gerald Adams

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 1
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam
Age 14
The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 19
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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 (15)

  • Forest S Addams in household of Oren G Addams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Forrest G Adams in household of Orin G Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Forest G Adams in household of Orin G Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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