Adolphus Bennett Suydam

9 August 1894–1 February 1980 (Age 85)
Montgomery, Montgomery, Orange, New York, United States

The Life of Adolphus Bennett

When Adolphus Bennett Suydam was born on 9 August 1894, in Montgomery, Montgomery, Orange, New York, United States, his father, Henry Bergen Suydam, was 40 and his mother, Anne Van Alst, was 40. He married Rosalind Olive Bull on 3 April 1920, in Middletown, Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 1 February 1980, in New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Montgomery, Montgomery, Orange, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Adolphus Bennett Suydam
Rosalind Olive Bull
Marriage: 3 April 1920
Henry Bergen Suydam
Edmond Titus Suydam

Spouse and Children

3 April 1920
Middletown, Orange, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Henry Bergen Suydam


    Anne Van Alst




    Eva May Suydam


    George Bergen Suydam


    Bertha L Suydam


    Ella V Suydam



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 23

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning


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

Sources (3)

  • Adolphus Suydan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Adolphus B Suydam, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Adolphus B Suydam in household of Henry B Suydam, "United States Census, 1920"

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