Susan Adams

5 September 1792–8 October 1871 (Age 79)
Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Susan

When Susan Adams was born on 5 September 1792, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Asahel Adams, was 37 and her mother, Olive Avery Adams, was 29. She married John Patterson on 7 April 1812, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Wyoming Township, Lee, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 8 October 1871, in Mesopotamia, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bundysburg Cemetery, Parkman, Geauga, Ohio, United States.

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Warham Gates
Susan Adams
Marriage: 22 October 1818
Asel Avery Gates
Olive Gates
Edwin Gates
Sherburn W Gates

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  • Marriage
    22 October 1818Trumbull, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1802 · Brass is Discovered
    Age 10
    In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname "The Brass City." Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin.
    Age 26
    Illinois is the 21st state.

    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.

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    Sources (11)

    • Susan Gates in household of Wardam Gates, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Susan Patterson, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
    • Susan Gates in household of Warham Gates, "United States Census, 1860"

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