Lucina Minerva Barton

1 April 1828–25 April 1887 (Age 59)
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Lucina Minerva

When Lucina Minerva Barton was born on 1 April 1828, in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Orrin E Barton, was 20 and her mother, Mary Esther Marsh, was 17. She married Gamaliel King Adams on 7 December 1846, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1880. She died on 25 April 1887, in Palmer, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Easthampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Gamaliel King Adams
Lucina Minerva Barton
Marriage: 7 December 1846
Lyman K Adams
Sarah Jane Adams
Mary Esther Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1846Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 2
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    1 English: habitational name from any of the numerous places named with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick .2 German and central European (e.g. Czech and Slovak Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Bartolomaeus ( see Bartholomew ).

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

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    Sources (32)

    • Lucina Adams in household of Samuel Adams, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Lucina N Adams in household of Adams, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
    • Lucina Adams in household of Gamaliel P Adams, "United States Census, 1850"

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