Ludovicus Adams

16 January 1874–7 April 1953 (Age 79)
Gelrode, Flemish Brabant, Belgium

The Life of Ludovicus

When Ludovicus Adams was born on 16 January 1874, in Gelrode, Flemish Brabant, Belgium, his father, Felix Adams, was 27 and his mother, Melanie Braes, was 26. He married Coleta Bertha Poortmans on 3 November 1897, in Gelrode, Flemish Brabant, Belgium. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He died on 7 April 1953, in Nieuwrode, Flemish Brabant, Belgium, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Ludovicus Adams
1874–1953
Coleta Bertha Poortmans
1875–1938
Marriage: 3 November 1897
Barbara Amelia ADAMS
1896–1985
Melania ADAMS
1900–1993

Spouse and Children

    Male1874–1953Male

    Coleta Bertha Poortmans

    Female1875–1938Female

MARRIAGE
3 November 1897
Gelrode, Flemish Brabant, Belgium
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Felix Adams

    Male1846–Male

    Melanie Braes

    Female1847–Female

siblings

(8)

    Male1874–1953Male

    Maria Barbara ADAMS

    Female1876–1877Female

    Female1878–1963Female

    Joannes ADAMS

    Male1880–1880Male

    Amelia ADAMS

    Female1881–Female

+3 More Children

World Events (5)

1914

Age 40

Germany invades. The Belgian army holds position behind Yser river until 1918.
1920

Age 46

Antwerp hosts the Summer Olympic Games.
1920

Age 46

Belgium signs military alliance with France.

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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