Laura Linton Adams

1874–1943 (Age 68)
French River, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada

The Life of Laura Linton

When Laura Linton Adams was born on 3 October 1874, in French River, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada, her father, Thomas Clarendon Adams, was 32 and her mother, Isabella Cole Mcleod, was 26. She married Albert Edward Mace on 29 June 1898, in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 August 1943, in Dedham, Hancock, Maine, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Laura Linton Adams
Albert Edward Mace
Marriage: 29 June 1898
Ethel May Mace
Albert Mace Jr.
Walter Gillis Mace
Laura L Mace
Arthur Mace

Spouse & Children

29 June 1898
Chelsea, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States


  • Ethel May Mace


  • Albert Mace Jr.


  • Walter Gillis Mace


  • Laura L Mace


  • Arthur Mace


Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Clarendon Adams


  • Isabella Cole Mcleod




  • Female1874–1943Female

  • Lester Hillson Adams


  • Daniel Adams


  • Thomas Dean Adams


  • Female1879–1944Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

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.

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)

  • Laura L Adams in household of Thomas C Adams, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Laura S Mace in household of Albert E Mace, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Mace in household of Alfred E Mace, "United States Census, 1910"

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