Michael Adams

–2010
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Michael

Michael Adams was born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States as the son of James Adams and Helen Murphy. He died in 2010, in his hometown.

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Family Time Line

James Adams
Helen Murphy
1922–1962
John Adams
1948–2006
Michael Adams
–2010
Eugene Adams
Janet Adams

Parents and Siblings

    James Adams

    MaleMale

    Female1922–1962Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1948–2006Male

    Male–2010Male

    Eugene Adams

    MaleMale

    Janet Adams

    FemaleFemale

World Events (3)

1894 · May Day Riots of 1894

The May Day Riots were a series of violent demonstrations that occurred throughout the city on May 1. The riots were caused after Cleveland's unemployment rate increased dramatically during the Panic of 1893, causing panic among the unemployed against the city leaders. The most rioters at one time was recorded as a crowd of 5,000 men.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

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

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.

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 .)

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

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