Hedwig Elenora Adam

1889–1964 (Age 75)
Kentucky Township, Jefferson, Kansas, United States

The Life of Hedwig Elenora

When Hedwig Elenora Adam was born in January 1889, in Kentucky Township, Jefferson, Kansas, United States, her father, Julius John Adam Sr, was 23 and her mother, Marie Solbach, was 20. She married Albert Carl Reasner on 14 April 1910, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 2 March 1964, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Hedwig Elenora Adam
Albert Carl Reasner
Marriage: 14 April 1910
Irma Reasner
Harold A Reasner

Spouse & Children

14 April 1910
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


  • Female1910–1997Female

  • Harold A Reasner


Parents & Siblings

  • Julius John Adam Sr


  • Marie Solbach




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 3

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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Sources (3)

  • Hedwick Reasner in household of Albert C Reasner, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hedwig Reasner in household of Albert Reasner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hattie Adam in household of Julius Adam, "United States Census, 1900"

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