Conrad Adams

1770–1835 (Age 65)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Conrad

When Conrad Adams was born in 1770, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Benjamin Adams Jr, was 20 and his mother, Mary Baker, was 12. He married Mary Rebecca Houk about 1789, in Shelby, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1835, in Crawford, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65.

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Conrad Adams
Mary Rebecca Houk
Marriage: about 1789
John Adams
Henry Adams
William R Adams
Sarah "Sally" Adams
Riley Andrew "Andy" Adams
Conrad Adams
Catherine Adams
Elizabeth Adams
William Adams
Abraham Adams

Spouse & Children

about 1789
Shelby, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 6

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 6

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 18

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Conrad Adams in entry for John Lamb and Catharin Adams, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Conrad Adams in entry for William Arthur and Sally Adams, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • 1820 US Federal Census for Coonrod Adams' family

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