Adelbert N. Paddock

New York, United States

The Life of Adelbert N.

Adelbert N. Paddock was born in 1837, in New York, United States. He married Nancy Jane Gragg on 2 August 1884, in Gilead, Branch, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ovid Township, Branch, Michigan, United States for about 20 years.

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Adelbert N. Paddock
Nancy Jane Gragg
Marriage: 2 August 1884
Jacob Haylit

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2 August 1884
Gilead, Branch, Michigan, United States


    Jacob Haylit


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Michigan is the 26th state.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 31

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English:1. from Middle English parrock ‘paddock’, ‘small enclosure’, hence a topographic name for a dweller by a paddock or enclosed meadow, or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Paddock Wood in Kent. The change of -rr- to -dd- is an unexplained development which did not occur before the 17th century. 2. from Middle English paddock ‘toad’, ‘frog’, a diminutive of pad (of Old Norse origin), hence a nickname for someone considered to resemble a toad or frog.

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

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  • Albert N Paddock, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Albert N Paddock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Albert A. Paddock, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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