George Mason Adams

1 October 1856–19 December 1927 (Age 71)
Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George Mason

When George Mason Adams was born on 1 October 1856, in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, David Adams, was 28 and his mother, Maria Thetford, was 26. He married Martha Louise Devey on 10 April 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Spanish Fork Ward 4, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Lyon, Nevada, United States in 1920. He died on 19 December 1927, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Mason Adams
Martha Louise Devey
Marriage: 10 April 1876
Martha Louise Adams
George William Adams
Edward Franklin Adams
Maggie Myrtle Adams
David Henry Adams
Fannie Dicy Adams
Flossy Henrietta Adams
Minnie Rose Adams
Katie Pearl Adams
Fred Lindsay Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1876Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 1
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 7
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1877 · The First Stake was organized in Bountiful
    Age 21
    Thirty years after the foundation of Bountiful, the first stake was organized by Heber C. Kimball and is still functioning today with eight wards being affiliated with it.

    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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    Sources (60)

    • George Mason Adams in entry for Flossie Henrietta Adams, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • George M Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
    • George M Adams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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