Adelma Florence Connett

12 February 1883–
Independence, Polk, Oregon, United States

The Life of Adelma Florence

When Adelma Florence Connett was born on 12 February 1883, in Independence, Polk, Oregon, United States, her father, William Lewis Connett, was 34 and her mother, Harriet Lucinda Cook, was 26. She lived in Sweet Home, Linn, Oregon, United States in 1900.

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Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 15

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 33

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Della Connett in household of William Connett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Adelma F Fletcher, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Adelina F Connett Fletcher, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

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