Edward J Adams

Michigan, United States

The Life of Edward J

When Edward J Adams was born in 1883, in Michigan, United States, his father, William Henry Adams, was 32 and his mother, Susan Maria Robinson, was 25. He married Vida Wheaton on 27 May 1903, in Chase, Lake, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He lived in Royal Oak, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Royal Oak Township, Oakland, Michigan, United States in 1940.

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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

    William Henry Adams


    Susan Maria Robinson




World Events (8)


Age 3

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

Age 4

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".
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 (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)

  • Edward Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward J Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward J Adams, "United States Census, 1910"

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