Adelaid A Meader

5 October 1864–1937 (Age 72)
Rangeley, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Adelaid A

Adelaid A Meader was born on 5 October 1864, in Rangeley, Franklin, Maine, United States. She married Silas S. Dunham about 1880, in Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rangeley Plantation, Franklin, Maine, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1937, in Rangeley, Franklin, Maine, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Silas S. Dunham
Adelaid A Meader
Marriage: about 1880
Alton Hiram Dunham
Ernest Dunham
Hazen Dunham
Ilda Jane Dunham

Spouse and Children

    Silas S. Dunham



about 1880
Maine, United States


    Alton Hiram Dunham


    Ernest Dunham


    Hazen Dunham



World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a meadow, from Mead 1 + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. 2. occupational name for a brewer or seller of mead, Middle English med(i)er ( see Mead 2).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Addie A Oakes in household of George W Oakes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Addie Oakes in household of George W Oakes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Addie Oakes in household of George W Oakes, "United States Census, 1900"

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