Earl C. Adams Sr.

7 November 1894–1 May 1977 (Age 82)
Irving, Barry, Michigan, United States

The Life of Earl C.

When Earl C. Adams Sr. was born on 7 November 1894, in Irving, Barry, Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph Franklin Adams, was 42 and his mother, Sylvia O'Dell, was 34. He married Anna W Weatherby on 4 July 1923, in Chautauqua, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Albion, Houghton, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Celoron, Ellicott, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 1 May 1977, at the age of 82, and was buried in Niobe, Harmony, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Earl C. Adams Sr.
Anna W Weatherby
Marriage: 4 July 1923
Earl C Adams Jr
Minnie Sylvia Adams
Moxine Adams
Pansy Adams

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    Anna W Weatherby


4 July 1923
Chautauqua, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 9

Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car "Sweepstakes" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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)

  • Earl C Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Earl Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Earl Adams in household of Silvia Adams, "United States Census, 1910"

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