Henry Adams

1890–1968 (Age 77)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 19 December 1890, in Georgia, United States, his father, Dillard Joseph Adams, was 36 and his mother, Carrie Crawley, was 33. He married Dr. Ellen "Ellie" Harwell in 1913, in District 477, Newton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in District 477, Newton, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 9 October 1968, in Newton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Covington City Cemetery, Covington, Newton, Georgia, United States.

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Henry Adams
Dr. Ellen "Ellie" Harwell
Marriage: 1913
Dillard J. Adams

Spouse & Children

District 477, Newton, Georgia, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Dillard Joseph Adams


  • Carrie Crawley




  • Julia Adams


  • Fannie Adams


  • W H Adams


  • Male1890–1968Male

  • Female1894–1972Female

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World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 3

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Henry Adams in household of D J Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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