Grace H Adam

1905–1990 (Age 85)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Grace H

When Grace H Adam was born about 1905, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry B Adam, was 34 and her mother, Jane E Dietrich, was 27. She married Francis D Smith in November 1922, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 19 April 1990, in Topton, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Moselem, Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Grace H Adam
Francis D Smith
Marriage: November 1922
John David Smith
Dorothy May Smith
Earl Leroy Smith
Francis L Smith
Robert Carl Smith

Spouse & Children

November 1922
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States


  • John David Smith


  • Dorothy May Smith


  • Earl Leroy Smith


  • Francis L Smith


  • Robert Carl Smith


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1871–1943Male

  • Jane E Dietrich




World Events (8)

1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 0

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Age 24

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Grace D Smith in household of Frances D Smith, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Smith in household of Francis Smith, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace H Adam in household of Henry B Adam, "United States Census, 1920"

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