Charles Henry Adams

8 August 1880–15 September 1961 (Age 81)
Pope, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles Henry

When Charles Henry Adams was born on 8 August 1880, in Pope, Illinois, United States, his father, John David Adams, was 30 and his mother, Rebecca Freelove McGee, was 22. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Mary Cathryn Burgess. He lived in Cobden, Union, Illinois, United States in 1920 and New Berlin, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1930. He died on 15 September 1961, in Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Tallula, Menard, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Adams
Mary Cathryn Burgess
Reuben Burgess
Ezra Ernest Adams
Alonzo C Adams
Henry Burgess Adams
Stella June Adams

Spouse and Children


    Mary Cathryn Burgess




    Reuben Burgess


    Ezra Ernest Adams


    Alonzo C Adams


    Henry Burgess Adams



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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 5

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 22

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles H Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles H Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Henry Adams, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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