Carl Rance Adams

about 1887–19 December 1968 (Age 82)
Texas, United States

The Life of Carl Rance

When Carl Rance Adams was born about 1887, in Texas, United States, his father, Jefferson Davis Adams, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Alice Crabtree, was 21. He married Margaret Evelyn "Maggie" Fuel about 1917, in Congress, Yavapai, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Cave Creek Election Precinct, Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1900 and Maricopa, Arizona, United States in 1930. He died on 19 December 1968, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 81.

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Carl Rance Adams
Margaret Evelyn "Maggie" Fuel
Marriage: about 1917
Hawley Clayton Adams
Betty Adams

Spouse and Children

about 1917
Congress, Yavapai, Arizona, United States


    Hawley Clayton Adams


    Betty Adams


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Rance Adams in household of Jefferson D Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rance Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Timm Adams in entry for Bettie Zoe Adams, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"

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