Nathan Adams

1858–1937 (Age 79)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Adams was born in 1858, in Iowa, United States, his father, William Adams, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Vansant, was 33. He married Corinne Howard in 1880, in California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 9 September 1937, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Adams
1858–1937
Corinne Howard
1864–1932
Marriage: 1880
Myrtle Adams
1882–
Howard Ralph Adams
1885–1952
Hazel Adams
1889–
Frank Adams
1892–
Mary Adams
1894–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1880
California, United States
children

(5)

  • Myrtle Adams

    Female1882–Female

  • Male1885–1952Male

  • Hazel Adams

    Female1889–Female

  • Frank Adams

    Male1892–Male

  • Mary Adams

    Female1894–Female

Parents & Siblings

  • William Adams

    Male1814–1885Male

  • Elizabeth Vansant

    Female1825–1904Female

siblings

(10)

  • Martha A. Adams

    Female1845–1929Female

  • Amanda Jane Adams

    Female1847–1902Female

  • Mary Ann Adams

    Female1849–1940Female

  • Alonzo Adams

    Male1852–1914Male

  • Nancy Adams

    Female1855–1860Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · The Burtis Opera House

Age 9

The Burtis Opera House opened in Davenport and could easily hold an audience of 1,600. It was a widely used facility and Mark Twain filled the house when he spoke on tour in 1869. It was also used to house Susan B. Anthony when she lectured on the woman's right to vote. The Quad City Symphony Orchestra played its first concert as the new Tri-City Symphony in the Opera House. An arsonist set fire to the building on the evening of April 26, 1921, and the building was severely destroyed. The building was rebuilt but was no longer used as an opera house.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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 Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Nathan Adams in household of William Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathan Adams in household of Chas N Wight, "United States Census, 1910"

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