Henry Adams

1897–1960 (Age 62)
Vermilion, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 27 October 1897, in Vermilion, Louisiana, United States, his father, Trasimond Adams, was 27 and his mother, Euphedella Schexneider, was 26. He married Eva Marie Meaux on 22 May 1920, in Vermilion, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ward Three, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States in 1930 and Ward Six, Vermilion, Louisiana, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 14 September 1960, in Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Lake Charles, Calcasieu, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adams
Eva Marie Meaux
Marriage: 22 May 1920
Mable Marie Adams
Lillian Adams Farris
Mildred Marie Adams
Watsina Adams
Watson Adams
May Rita Adams
Henry Adams Jr.

Spouse & Children

  • Male1897–1960Male

  • Eva Marie Meaux


22 May 1920
Vermilion, Louisiana, United States


  • Mable Marie Adams


  • Female1929–1998Female

  • Watsina Adams


  • Male1932–2001Male

  • May Rita Adams


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Idea Adam


  • Male1897–1960Male

  • Female1900–1977Female

  • Marguerite Adams


  • Edalice Adams


World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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 .)

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, 1930"
  • Henry Adams, "Louisiana World War I Service Records, 1917-1920"

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