Frances Ursula Adams

9 July 1789–from about 1803 to 1883 (Age 13)
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Frances Ursula

When Frances Ursula Adams was born on 9 July 1789, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Asahel Adams, was 34 and her mother, Olive Avery, was 26. She married Joseph Coit about 1805, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States. She died from about 1803 to 1883, at the age of 94.

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Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 2

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 13

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

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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  • Frances Ursula Adams, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Will of the "late" Asahel (Asael) Adams in Trumbull Co., Ohio in 1821.
  • Frances Ursula Adams, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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