Adeline Landing

Female12 July 1861–2 March 1913

Brief Life History of Adeline

When Adeline Landing was born on 12 July 1861, in Accomack, Virginia, United States, her father, James H. Landing, was 27 and her mother, Mary Jane Ayers, was 20. She married George B. Groton on 17 December 1879, in Modest Town, Accomack, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Metompkin District, Accomack, Virginia, United States in 1900 and Metompkin, Accomack, Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 2 March 1913, in Accomack, Virginia, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Groton Cemetery, Hallwood, Accomack, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

George B. Groton
Adeline Landing
Marriage: 17 December 1879
Ella Groton
Edward Groton
William Howard Groten
George B Groton

Sources (27)

  • Adaline Groten in household of Geo. B. Groten, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Adaline Landing, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Adeline Groton in entry for Groton, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1879Modest Town, Accomack, Virginia, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (8)

    1862 · The Battle of Fredericksburg

    Age 1

    The Battle of Fredericksburg involved 200,000 troops with General Ambrose Burnside of the army of the Potomac against General Lee’s Army of the North.


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 14

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English landing, Middle English, Old Norse lending ‘landing place, quay’. The Scandinavian form is frequently found in the names of landing places in medieval York, surviving in an altered form in Lendal Bridge.

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

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