Henry Adams

1900–1972 (Age 72)
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 2 February 1900, in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Edward Forsbrook Adams, was 39 and his mother, Hannah Adams Walker, was 39. He married Gwendoline Grafton in April 1931, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. He died on 24 April 1972, at the age of 72, and was buried in England, United Kingdom.

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Henry Adams
Gwendoline Grafton
Marriage: April 1931

Spouse & Children

April 1931
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 4

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 21

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

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 in household of Edward F Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Henry Adams in household of Edward Forsbrook Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Henry Adams, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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