Henry Adams

1882–1957 (Age 75)
Tottenham, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 24 August 1882, in Tottenham, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Adams, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Herbert, was 27. He married Ethel Mary Dewar on 6 August 1911, in Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Islington, London, England, United Kingdom in 1891. He died on 4 November 1957, in Holborn, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adams
1882–1957
Ethel Mary Dewar
1890–1962
Marriage: 6 August 1911
Henry Adams
1912–1976
Albert Hunter Adams
1914–2004
George Adams
1919–1996

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
6 August 1911
Clerkenwell, London, England, United Kingdom
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Adams

    Male1853–1927Male

  • Elizabeth Herbert

    Female1855–Female

siblings

(9)

  • Anne Elizabeth Adams

    Female1876–Female

  • Benjamin Adams

    Male1877–Male

  • Adams

    Female1879–1879Female

  • John Adams

    Male1880–1881Male

  • Male1882–1957Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1884

Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1888 · The Whitehall Mystery

Age 6

The Whitehall Mystery has some ties to Jack the Ripper, the victim was female and had been dismembered. The arms were found first; the headless torso to which they belonged was found a month later. The rest of the body was never discovered and the mystery was never solved.
1908

Age 26

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 Benjamin Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry Adams in household of Benjamin Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Henry Adams in entry for Henry Adams, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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