Constance May Adams

1894–1981 (Age 87)
Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Constance May

When Constance May Adams was born on 10 March 1894, in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, James Mead Adams, was 31 and her mother, Maria Dame, was 32. She married Charles Yelvington on 12 February 1921, in Volusia, Florida, United States. She lived in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States in 1910 and Sorrento, Lake, Florida, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 September 1981, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 87.

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Constance May Adams
Charles Yelvington
Marriage: 12 February 1921

Spouse & Children

12 February 1921
Volusia, Florida, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • James Mead Adams


  • Maria Dame




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 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 4

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.

Age 23

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

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)

  • Constance M Adams in household of James M Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Constance Adams in household of James M Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Constance Stevens in household of Lincoln D Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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