Nathan Adams

1783–1859 (Age 76)
Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Adams was born on 19 August 1783, in Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Nehemiah Adams, was 32 and his mother, Zepporah Rawson, was 21. He married Ruth Ann Winter on 16 January 1806. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 15 December 1859, at the age of 76, and was buried in Northbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Nathan Adams
Ruth Ann Winter
Marriage: 16 January 1806
Roxana Adams
Judson Adams
Charles Adams
Nathan Warren Adams
Sarah "Sally" Thompson Adams
Ruth Ann Adams

Spouse & Children

16 January 1806


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World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 3

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 4

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Age 20

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Nathan in entry for Sarah Adams Taft, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Nathan Adams in entry for Roxana Adams, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Nathan Adams in entry for Ruth Ann Adams, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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