Henry Adams

1876–1955 (Age 79)
Jessamine, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 29 September 1876, in Jessamine, Kentucky, United States, his father, Silas B Adams, was 25 and his mother, Saminda Wylie, was 18. He married Laura Eunice English on 13 January 1900, in Mount Lebanon, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Magisterial District 2 Lee, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Nicholasville, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States for about 30 years. He died on 28 November 1955, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adams
Laura Eunice English
Marriage: 13 January 1900
Lyman H Adams

Spouse & Children

13 January 1900
Mount Lebanon, Jessamine, Kentucky, United States


  • Lyman H Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • Silas B Adams


  • Female1858–1947Female



  • Male1876–1955Male

  • John I Adams


  • Louana Adams


  • Male1886–1973Male

  • Doris B Adams


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 16

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

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.

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)

  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1910"

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