Nathan Adams

1805–1851 (Age 46)
Wilton, Franklin, Maine, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Adams was born on 16 November 1805, in Wilton, Franklin, Maine, United States, his father, Jedediah Adams, was 24 and his mother, Mary Perkins Adams, was 16. He married Hannah Clark Winter about 1827. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 5 December 1851, in Wilton, Franklin, Maine, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Wilton, Franklin, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Adams
Hannah Clark Winter
Marriage: about 1827
Isaac W. Adams
George A. Adams
Rosilla S. Adams
Melvin Adams
Melvina H. Adams
Alexis Adams
Jedediah Adams
Mourse Rodney Adams
Herbert Nathan Adams
Alexis A. Adams
Ellen Sylvia Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1805–1851Male

  • Hannah Clark Winter


about 1827


+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Age 7

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 14

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adams in entry for Elizabeth B Adams, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Nathan Adams, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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