Theresa Elizabeth Adams

Brief Life History of Theresa Elizabeth

When Theresa Elizabeth Adams was born on 6 November 1899, in Matthews, Talbot, Maryland, United States, her father, Louder Layton Adams, was 36 and her mother, Sally Hopkins Coulby, was 29. She lived in District 4, Talbot, Maryland, United States for about 10 years and Kent, Delaware, United States in 1950. She died on 30 January 1986, at the age of 86, and was buried in Spring Hill Cemetery, Easton, Talbot, Maryland, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Theresa Elizabeth? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Louder Layton Adams
1863–1942
Sally Hopkins Coulby
1869–1948
Charles Howard Adams
1890–1979
Mary Estelle Adams
1893–1998
Ethel Katharine Adams
1895–
Theresa Elizabeth Adams
1899–1986
Robert Layton Adams
1902–1990
Nellie Robinson Adams
1905–1990

Sources (7)

  • Theresa Adams, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Theresa E. Adams, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Theresa Adams in household of Louder L Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1910 · Battleship USS Delaware Commissioned

"The USS Delaware was commissioned on November 10, 1910. This was ship number six that had been named after the """"first state."""" It was top of the line but during WWI never saw battle."

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .

Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.

History: This surname was borne by two early presidents of the US, father and son. They were descended from Henry Adams, who settled in Braintree, MA, in 1635/6, from Barton St. David, Somerset, England. The younger of them, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) derived his middle name from his maternal grandmother's surname (see Quincy ). — Another important New England family, established mainly in NH, is descended from William Adams, who emigrated from Shropshire, England, to Dedham, MA, in 1628. James Hopkins Adams (1812–61), governor of SC, was unconnected with either of these families, his ancestry being Welsh; his forebears entered North America through PA.

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

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.