Henry Adams

1887–1971 (Age 84)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 24 September 1887, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Daniel D. Adams, was 38 and his mother, Sena Elizabeth Bush, was 41. He married Pernie Driver on 14 June 1915, in Macon, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Lafayette, Macon, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Macon, Tennessee, United States in 1930. He died on 11 September 1971, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Underwood Cemetery, Sevier, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adams
Pernie Driver
Marriage: 14 June 1915
Bessie C. Adams Roark

Spouse & Children

  • Male1887–1971Male

  • Pernie Driver


14 June 1915
Macon, Tennessee, United States


  • Bessie C. Adams Roark


Parents & Siblings

  • Daniel D. Adams


  • Sena Elizabeth Bush




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 5

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • Henry Adams in household of Daniel D Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henery Adams in household of Daniel D Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Adams in household of Daniel D Adams, "United States Census, 1910"

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