Thomas Marion Adams Sr.

Male11 November 1900–15 July 1980

Brief Life History of Thomas Marion

When Thomas Marion Adams Sr. was born on 11 November 1900, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States, his father, Thomas Davenport Adams, was 29 and his mother, Maria Luella Redd, was 25. He married Lucy Ora Houston on 14 January 1925, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 15 July 1980, in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Lovell Cemetery, Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Marion Adams Sr.
Lucy Ora Houston
Marriage: 14 January 1925
Thomas Marion Adams Jr
Patricia Ruth Adams
Adele Adams

Sources (39)

  • Marion Adams in household of Thomas Davenport Adams, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Thomas Marion Adams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Thomas Marion Adams in entry for Thomas Marion Adams, "Wyoming, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1945"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 January 1925Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1901 · The Daughters of Utah Pioneers

    Age 1

    The Daughters of Utah Pioneers was organized by Annie Taylor Hyde after she invited a group of fifty-four women to her home to find ways to recognize names and achievements of the men, women and children who were the pioneers. They followed the lead of other national lineage societies, such as the Daughters of the American Revolution. They were legally incorporated in 1925.

    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

    Age 21

    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.

    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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    Thomas Marion Adams

    No. 19 (Great-grandparent) Thomas Marion Adams Thomas Marion Adams was born on November 11, 1900 in Parowan, Utah to Thomas Davenport Adams and Maria Luella Redd. Thomas Davenport Adams was the g …

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