Adna Storrs

6 October 1805–5 March 1884 (Age 78)
Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Adna

When Adna Storrs was born on 6 October 1805, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Augustus Storrs Sr., was 42 and his mother, Emma Anna Forbes, was 38. He married Asenath Goodell on 28 October 1835, in Lyme, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 5 March 1884, in Hanover, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Adna Storrs
Asenath Goodell
Marriage: 28 October 1835
Augustus C Storrs
Helen Frances Storrs
Edward Payson Storrs
Laura Ann Storrs

Spouse and Children

28 October 1835
Lyme, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States


    Augustus C Storrs


    Helen Frances Storrs


    Edward Payson Storrs



Parents and Siblings



    Libeus Storrs


    Augustus Storrs


    Lucy Storrs


    Lucy Stoves


    Nancy Storrs


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 3

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Old Norse storð ‘brushwood’ or ‘young plantation’. There is a place so named in Cumbria (formerly in Lancashire), as well as a High Storrs in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, both named from this word.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Adna Stores, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adna Stores, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adna Storrs, "United States Census, 1870"

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