Nathan Adams

1816–1892 (Age 75)
Mason, Hillsboro, New Hampshire, USA

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Adams was born on 15 April 1816, his father, Abel Adams Jr, was 29 and his mother, Anna Warren, was 24. He married Mary Howard on 25 August 1841. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Greenville, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States in 1880. He died on 21 January 1892, at the age of 75, and was buried in Milford, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States.

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Nathan Adams
Mary Howard
Marriage: 25 August 1841
Chauncey Abel Adams
Mary Ella Adams
Addie E Adams
Herbert Lee Adams
George O Adams
Infant Girl Adams
Auther Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1816–1892Male

  • Mary Howard


25 August 1841
Mason, Hillsboro, New Hampshire, USA


  • Chauncey Abel Adams


  • Mary Ella Adams


  • Addie E Adams


  • Herbert Lee Adams


  • George O Adams


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 17

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nathan Adams in entry for Chauncey A. Adams, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Nathan Howard in entry for Chauncey A. Adams and Annie E. Taylor, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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