David Adams

4 October 1821–27 May 1885 (Age 63)
Chester, South Carolina, United States

The Life of David

When David Adams was born on 4 October 1821, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, his father, John Adams, was 36 and his mother, Mary Simpson, was 30. He married Indiana McQueen in 1850. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died on 27 May 1885, in Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Clear Creek Cemetery, Clear Creek, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Adams
1821–1885
Indiana McQueen
1831–1912
Marriage: 1850
Mary M Adams
1860–1870
Adams
1862–1862
Mary Ann Adams
William Adams
1861–1870
Sallie M Adams
1865–
Emma Leona Adams
1867–1938
George L Adams
1871–1946
Laura Adams
1873–1951

Spouse and Children

    Male1821–1885Male

    Indiana McQueen

    Female1831–1912Female

MARRIAGE
1850
children

(8)

    Female1860–1870Female

    William Adams

    Male1861–1870Male

    Adams

    Male1862–1862Male

    Sallie M Adams

    Female1865–Female

    Emma Leona Adams

    Female1867–1938Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 1

"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 20

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Adams in household of John Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Adams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David Adams in entry for Clinton C Pering, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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