James P Adams

1835–5 June 1900 (Age 65)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James P

When James P Adams was born in 1835, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Harbard G Adams, was 35 and his mother, Dina Clark, was 24. He married Hannah Elizabeth Boldt on 9 August 1866, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States in 1880. He died on 5 June 1900, in New Albany, Floyd, Indiana, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James P Adams
Hannah Elizabeth Boldt
Marriage: 9 August 1866
John Alva Adams
Rose Adams
Grace F Adams
Lulu Adams
Iva Alice Adams
James Oliver Adams

Spouse and Children

9 August 1866
Harrison, Indiana, United States



    Rose Adams


    Grace F Adams


    Lulu Adams


    Iva Alice Adams


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Harbard G Adams


    Dina Clark





    Sarah Adams


World Events (8)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 0

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 27

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • James Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James P Adams in entry for James O Adams and Mary Garrison, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Adams in entry for John M Wacker and Bessie M Adams, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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