Margaret Jane Adams

13 June 1882–30 March 1954 (Age 71)
Camp Creek Township, Pike, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Jane

Margaret Jane Adams was born on 13 June 1882, in Camp Creek Township, Pike, Ohio, United States as the daughter of Thomas Richard Adams and Lydia Ann Rice. She married John Jacob Sheets on 29 November 1901, in Pickaway, Ohio, United States. She died on 30 March 1954, in Dover MM, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 71.

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John Jacob Sheets
Margaret Jane Adams
Marriage: 29 November 1901

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  • Marriage
    29 November 1901Pickaway, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
    Age 4
    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
    Age 19
    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 144377;2007: 312641; 2010: 427865)English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (3)

    • Margaret Jane Adams, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Maggie Adams, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Margaret J Sheets, "New Hampshire Death Certificates, 1938-1959"

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