Eda Adams

about 1803–4 September 1838 (Age 35)
Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Eda

Eda Adams was born about 1803, in Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. She died on 4 September 1838, at the age of 35.

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1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

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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