Nevin Critten Adams

13 December 1907–18 December 1963 (Age 56)
Edinburg Cemetery, Madison Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Nevin Critten

When Nevin Critten Adams was born on 13 December 1907, his father, Harley Adams, was 41 and his mother, Mary Naomi Critten, was 41. He married Leda Olena Ward on 15 September 1934, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. He lived in Madison Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Jamesport, Daviess, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 18 December 1963, at the age of 56, and was buried in Edinburg Cemetery, Madison Township, Grundy, Missouri, United States.

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Nevin Critten Adams
Leda Olena Ward
Marriage: 15 September 1934

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 1
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed
Age 2
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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 16
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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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Sources (11)

  • Nevin Adams in household of Hanley Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nelson C Adams in household of Harley Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nevin C Adams in household of Harley Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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