Anne Elizabeth Adams

Brief Life History of Anne Elizabeth

When Anne Elizabeth Adams was born on 21 July 1794, in Princess Anne, Virginia, United States, her father, James M. Adams, was 38 and her mother, Abigail Anna Tiffany Barnes, was 34. She married James S Crawley on 27 March 1810, in Stokes, Pitt, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 27 January 1846, in Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Fayette, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James S Crawley
1787–1871
Anne Elizabeth Adams
1794–1846
Marriage: 27 March 1810
Joseph Crawley
1810–1888
Asbury Crawley
1832–1894
Elizabeth Crawley
Milton Ladd Crawley
1813–1888
Johnson Crawley
1816–1897
Anna Myrle Crawley
1819–1881
William Crawley
1821–1840
Susan Crawley
1825–1873
Mary Crawley
1828–1903
James Madison Crawley
1830–1906
Thomas Stevenson Crawley
1836–1912

Sources (6)

  • Elizabeth Adams, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Crawley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Adams, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1808

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .

Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.

History: This surname was borne by two early presidents of the US, father and son. They were descended from Henry Adams, who settled in Braintree, MA, in 1635/6, from Barton St. David, Somerset, England. The younger of them, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) derived his middle name from his maternal grandmother's surname (see Quincy ). — Another important New England family, established mainly in NH, is descended from William Adams, who emigrated from Shropshire, England, to Dedham, MA, in 1628. James Hopkins Adams (1812–61), governor of SC, was unconnected with either of these families, his ancestry being Welsh; his forebears entered North America through PA.

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

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