Nathan Adams

1823–1899 (Age 76)
New York, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Adams was born in 1823, in New York, United States, his father, George W. Adams, was 27 and his mother, Celinda Ann Carlyle, was 26. He married Elinora Thornton on 23 January 1849, in Pike, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Baker Township, Crawford, Kansas, United States in 1870 and Valley Township, Morris, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died in 1899, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Adams
1823–1899
Elinora Thornton
1828–
Marriage: 23 January 1849
George Adams
1849–
Ira Adams
1851–
Sarah Adams
1853–
Hester Eleanor Adams
1856–1934
Clara Eveline "Evie" Adams
1857–1930
Emma Adams
1861–
Frank Adams
1863–
Amos W. Adams
1865–

Spouse & Children

  • Male1823–1899Male

  • Elinora Thornton

    Female1828–Female

MARRIAGE
23 January 1849
Pike, Illinois, United States
children

(8)

  • George Adams

    Male1849–Male

  • Ira Adams

    Male1851–Male

  • Sarah Adams

    Female1853–Female

  • Hester Eleanor Adams

    Female1856–1934Female

  • Clara Eveline "Evie" Adams

    Female1857–1930Female

+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • George W. Adams

    Male1796–1867Male

  • Celinda Ann Carlyle

    Female1797–1872Female

siblings

(11)

  • Samantha A. Adams

    Female1820–1876Female

  • Male1821–1863Male

  • Male1823–1899Male

  • Samara Mary Adams

    Female1824–1908Female

  • Henry Adams

    Male1827–1899Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 4

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1860"

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