Helen B Disbrow

22 August 1853–25 March 1910 (Age 56)
Van Wert, Ohio, United States

The Life of Helen B

When Helen B Disbrow was born on 22 August 1853, in Van Wert, Ohio, United States, her father, Gideon Disbrow, was 47 and her mother, Orilla Mary Landgon, was 28. She married George Henry Adams about 1872, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sidney, Fremont, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died on 25 March 1910, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Adams
1840–1910
Helen B Disbrow
1853–1910
Marriage: about 1872
Anna Ora Adams
1873–
Jane S. Adams
1875–
William Samuel Adams
1879–1932
George H. Adams
1883–
Jennie Adams
1885–
Bert Adams
1885–

Spouse and Children

    George Henry Adams

    Male1840–1910Male

    Female1853–1910Female

MARRIAGE
about 1872
Ohio, United States
children

(6)

    Anna Ora Adams

    Female1873–Female

    Jane S. Adams

    Female1875–Female

    William Samuel Adams

    Male1879–1932Male

    George H. Adams

    Male1883–Male

    Jennie Adams

    Female1885–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Gideon Disbrow

    Male1806–1854Male

    Orilla Mary Landgon

    Female1825–1903Female

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 7

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 17

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Disborough, a habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire called Desborough. The first is named from Old English dwostle ‘pennyroyal’ + beorg ‘hill’; the second from the Old English personal name Dēor + burh ‘fortress’, ‘stronghold’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Helen Adams in household of Albert Baughman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Helen B Adams in household of Georg Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Helen Adams in household of Samuel Disbrow, "United States Census, 1880"

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