Henry Adams

1881–
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born in December 1881, in Arkansas, United States, his father, Innis Overton Adams, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Barbour, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Innis Overton Adams
1852–1917
Mary Ann Barbour
1858–1938
James Innes Adams
1879–
Ethel B "Effie" Adams
1888–
Henry Adams
1881–
May Brunson Adams
1884–1967
Catherine E Adams
1891–1978

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World Events (3)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 2

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1886

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

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