Adams

about 1755–before 1855 (Age 100)
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Adams

Adams was born about 1755, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States. He married Jean Hinnant about 1775, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States. He died before 1855, at the age of 99.

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Adams
1755–1855
Jean Hinnant
1758–1820
Marriage: about 1775

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MARRIAGE
about 1775
Johnston, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)

1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 21

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 26

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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