Vida Wheaton

1886–30 December 1946 (Age 60)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Vida

When Vida Wheaton was born in 1886, in Michigan, United States, her father, Rufus Perry Wheaton, was 44 and her mother, Wealthy Ann Parish, was 41. She married Edward J Adams on 27 May 1903, in Chase, Lake, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Royal Oak Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 30 December 1946, in Hazel Park, Oakland, Michigan, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Edward J Adams
Vida Wheaton
Marriage: 27 May 1903
Anna M Adams
Harold Adams
Olga Adams
Neoma Dora Adams
Dorothy Adams
Lois V Adams

Spouse and Children

27 May 1903
Chase, Lake, Michigan, United States


    Anna M Adams



    Olga Adams


    Neoma Dora Adams


    Dorothy Adams


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 1

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 16

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from places in Lancashire and East and West Yorkshire named Weeton, from Old English wīðig ‘willow’ + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alda Petersen in household of Brodus Wheaton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Vida Adams in household of Edward Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vida A Adams in household of Edward J Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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