Annie S Adams

13 October 1868–22 January 1964 (Age 95)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Annie S

When Annie S Adams was born on 13 October 1868, in Missouri, United States, her father, Capt. Dennis Adams, was 38 and her mother, Mary Mariah Jaques, was 28. She married William S. Somerville on 21 November 1886, in Sullivan, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Election District 5, Johnson, Wyoming, United States in 1920 and Johnson, Wyoming, United States in 1930. She died on 22 January 1964, at the age of 95.

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William S. Somerville
Annie S Adams
Marriage: 21 November 1886
Alpha Marie Somerville
Ruby May Somerville
Elsie R. Sommerville
Sherman S Somerville
William D Somerville

Spouse and Children

    William S. Somerville



21 November 1886
Sullivan, Missouri, United States


    Alpha Marie Somerville




    Sherman S Somerville


    William D Somerville


Parents and Siblings

    Capt. Dennis Adams


    Mary Mariah Jaques




    Charles William Adams


    Mary Helen Adams



    Dennis Ezra Adams



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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 28

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Annie S Adams in household of Dennis Adams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Anna S Gomerille in household of William S Gomerille, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Anna Somerville in household of William S Somerville, "United States Census, 1920"

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