Lewis Adams

26 May 1863–7 August 1941 (Age 78)
Beaver, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Adams was born on 26 May 1863, in Beaver, Utah, United States, his father, David Barclay Adams, was 49 and his mother, Lydia Catherine Mann, was 33. He married Adelaide Melinda Lewis on 26 October 1887, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wendell, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Wendell Election Precinct, Gooding, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 7 August 1941, in Gooding, Gooding, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Wendell Cemetery, Wendell, Gooding, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Adams
Adelaide Melinda Lewis
Marriage: 26 October 1887
Lydia Adeline Adams
Lewis Alma Adams
George Rudolph Adams
Florence Marinda Adams
Alveron Afton Adams
Merno Dee Adams

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 October 1887St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    Age 18
    Historical Boundaries 1881: Alturas, Idaho Territory, United States 1889: Logan, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Logan, Idaho, United States 1891: Alta, Idaho, United States 1891: Logan, Idaho, United States 1895: Blaine, Idaho, United States 1917: Camas, Idaho, United States
    Age 23
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    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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    Story Highlight

    A Brief History: Written by Lewis Adams to His Children in 1929

    I, Lewis Adams, was born at what was known as Fort Adams, one mile east of what is now Adamsville, in Beaver County on 26 May 1863. My father’s name was David Barclay Adams and my mother’s name was …

    Sources (39)

    • Lewis Adams, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Lewis Adams in entry for Memo Dee Adams and Virginia D Jones, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Lewis Adams, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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