Lucy Eleanor Adamson

1892–1960 (Age 68)
Lawrence, Missouri, United States

The Life of Lucy Eleanor

When Lucy Eleanor Adamson was born on 16 September 1892, in Lawrence, Missouri, United States, her father, Thomas Judson Adamson, was 28 and her mother, Nannie Friar, was 24. She married Raymond Jake Oldham on 31 August 1916, in Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States. She lived in Aurora, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 11 November 1960, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Dade, Missouri, United States.

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Lucy Eleanor Adamson
Raymond Jake Oldham
Marriage: 31 August 1916

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31 August 1916
Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 18

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Common patronymic form of Adam , especially in Scotland, where the name is borne by a sept of clan McIntosh. In the U.S., this form may also have absorbed some patronymic forms of Adam in various other languages. Compare Adams .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Oldham in household of Jacob R Oldham, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Elenor L Oldham in household of Jake R Oldham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lucy E Adamson in household of Thos Adamson, "United States Census, 1900"

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