Daisy Elizabeth Adams

1892–1979 (Age 86)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Daisy Elizabeth

When Daisy Elizabeth Adams was born on 28 October 1892, in Indiana, United States, her father, Cavallo Smith Adams, was 44 and her mother, Jennie Elizabeth Hammel, was 38. She married Hugh Lillard Craigmyle on 20 June 1917, in Jefferson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Madison Township, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Madison, Jefferson, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 3 August 1979, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 86.

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Daisy Elizabeth Adams
Hugh Lillard Craigmyle
Marriage: 20 June 1917
Sheldon Cohen Craigmyle
Mary Esther Craigmyle
William Godbey Craigmyle
Joseph Edward Craigmyle

Spouse & Children

20 June 1917
Jefferson, Indiana, United States


  • Sheldon Cohen Craigmyle


  • Mary Esther Craigmyle


  • William Godbey Craigmyle


  • Joseph Edward Craigmyle


Parents & Siblings

  • Cavallo Smith Adams


  • Jennie Elizabeth Hammel




  • Corbie Orlando Adams


  • Myrtle Louanna Adams


  • Male1881–1968Male

  • Stella Ernestine Adams


  • Female1885–1971Female

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Daisy Adams in household of C S Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Daisy E Adams in household of Cavallo Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Unknown, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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