Henry Adam

Brief Life History of Henry

When Henry Adam was born on 22 September 1871, in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Adam, was 28 and his mother, Agnes Beveridge, was 27. He had at least 2 sons and 4 daughters with Annie M Adam. He lived in Woodward Township, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He died on 18 August 1940, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Crown Hill Cemetery, Twinsburg, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Adam
Annie M Adam
Mary Adam
Henry T Adam
Agnes Adam
William R Adam
Anne M Adam
Nellie Margaret Adam

Sources (20)

  • Henry Adam in household of Henry Adam, "Scotland Census, 1881"
  • Henry Adam, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Harry Adam, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

1875 · Euclid Avenue Opera House

The Euclid Avenue Opera House was the most popular theater in Cleveland at the time. It was home to a 1,638-seat auditorium and was constantly filled. In 1922 the building was demolished to make room for a Kresge store. The original chandelier hangs in the shop that now occupies the site.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Ukrainian (standard transliteration Adamovych) and Belorussian: patronymic from the personal name Adam .

Americanized form of Serbian and Croatian Adamović, Slovak Adamovič, cognates of 1 above.

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

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