Lou Elizabeth Adams

2 March 1886–1954 (Age 67)
Columbia Center, Lorain, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lou Elizabeth

When Lou Elizabeth Adams was born on 2 March 1886, in Columbia Center, Lorain, Ohio, United States, her father, Bela Bronson Adams, was 40 and her mother, Alice R. Nichols, was 31. She lived in Columbia Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Palo Alto, Santa Clara, California, United States in 1920. She registered for military service in 1917. She died in 1954, at the age of 68, and was buried in Columbia Center, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Bela Bronson Adams
1846–1909
Alice R. Nichols
1854–1916
Lou Elizabeth Adams
1886–1954
Chauncey Bela Adams
1887–1951

Parents and Siblings

    Bela Bronson Adams

    Male1846–1909Male

    Alice R. Nichols

    Female1854–1916Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1904

Age 18

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lou E. Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Lou E Adams in household of Bela B Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lou Elizabeth Adams, "Ohio, World War I Statement of Service Cards, 1914-1919"

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