Fern Margaret Adam

1901–2001 (Age 100)
Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Fern Margaret

When Fern Margaret Adam was born on 6 January 1901, in Harrison, Indiana, United States, her father, Edward Conrad Adam, was 22 and her mother, Mary Louise Hughes, was 24. She married William "Billy" Camm on 25 April 1925, in Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States in 1930 and New Albany City, Floyd, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 14 February 2001, at the age of 100, and was buried in Hyland Cemetery, Mauckport, Harrison, Indiana, United States.

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Fern Margaret Adam
William "Billy" Camm
Marriage: 25 April 1925
Stewart D. Brown M.D.
Arthur Camm
Margaret L. Camm
William Edward Camm

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25 April 1925
Marion, Grant, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 5

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.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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  • Fern M Adam in household of Edward C Adam, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Fern M Camm in household of William Camm, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Fern M Camm in household of William Camm, "United States Census, 1930"

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