Claude Herbert Adams

11 July 1896–19 September 1971 (Age 75)
Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, United States

The Life of Claude Herbert

When Claude Herbert Adams was born on 11 July 1896, in Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, United States, his father, Ruben Barnett Adams, was 32 and his mother, Miranda F. Allair, was 29. He married Veva Horner on 19 September 1919, in Sheridan, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Grand River Township, Cass, Missouri, United States in 1900 and Springbrook Township, Sheridan, Kansas, United States for about 30 years. He died on 19 September 1971, in Hays, Ellis, Kansas, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hoxie, Sheridan, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Claude Herbert Adams
Veva Horner
Marriage: 19 September 1919
Claude Herbert Adams Jr
James George Stembridge
Harold Vernon Adams
Lyman Lee Adams
Dorothy May Adams

Spouse and Children

19 September 1919
Sheridan, Kansas, United States


    Claude Herbert Adams Jr



    Lyman Lee Adams


    Dorothy May Adams


    James George Stembridge


Parents and Siblings

    Ruben Barnett Adams


    Miranda F. Allair




    William T Adams



    Jessie C Adams


    Robert B Adams


    Robert Adams


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 8

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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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Sources (3)

  • Claud H Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Claude Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Claude Adams in household of Ruben B Adams, "United States Census, 1910"

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