Della May Adams

July 1878–1906 (Age 27)
Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States

The Life of Della May

When Della May Adams was born in July 1878, in Freeport, Stephenson, Illinois, United States, her father, Alonzo D Adams, was 42 and her mother, Irena Moyer, was 41. She married Abraham Lincoln Kay on 12 October 1902. She lived in Minton Township, Holt, Missouri, United States in 1900. She died in 1906, in Morris, Grundy, Illinois, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Morris, Grundy, Illinois, United States.

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Abraham Lincoln Kay
Della May Adams
Marriage: 12 October 1902

Spouse and Children

12 October 1902
Greenville, IL

Parents and Siblings

    Alonzo D Adams


    Irena Moyer




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 7

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 8

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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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  • Della May Adams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Della May Adams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • Della May Adams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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