Henry Adams

1887–1969 (Age 81)
Johnsburg, McHenry, Illinois, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 11 August 1887, in Johnsburg, McHenry, Illinois, United States, his father, Mathias B Adams, was 43 and his mother, Anna Maria Martini, was 43. He married Catherine Schaefer on 19 November 1912, in McHenry, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Richmond, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Spring Grove, McHenry, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 1 March 1969, in McHenry, McHenry, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Spring Grove, McHenry, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adams
Catherine Schaefer
Marriage: 19 November 1912
Pauline M. Adams
Luella E Adams
Lucille M Adams
Victor Simon Adams
Victor S Adams

Spouse & Children

19 November 1912
McHenry, Illinois, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Mathias B Adams


  • Anna Maria Martini




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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 Chicago Canal

Age 5

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
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, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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