Charles Adam

10 May 1868–
Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Charles

When Charles Adam was born on 10 May 1868, in Old Monkland, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Adam, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Baillie, was 28.

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Family Time Line

Charles Adam
1827–1881
Margaret Baillie
1839–
William Thom Adam
1860–
John Baillie Adam
1862–
Margaret Baillie Adam
1863–
Isabella Laird Adam
1865–
Mary Steel Adam
1866–
Charles Adam
1868–

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1874 · Patronage abolished in the Church of Scotland.

Age 6

The Church Patronage Act 1874 was passed by Parliament and amended and altered the laws relating to the Appointment of Ministers to Parishes in Scotland. Paragraphs spelled out definitions to prevent the Act being subverted by processes used by Patrons and clarified that the Church of Scotland would decide on the qualifications required for Ministers.
1884

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1908

Age 40

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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Sources (1)

  • Charles Adam, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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