Laura L. Adams

1874–1959 (Age 84)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Laura L.

When Laura L. Adams was born on 21 November 1874, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Benjamin Adams, was 48 and her mother, Rebecca Shappell, was 42. She lived in Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. She died on 8 February 1959, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Adams
Rebecca Shappell
Clara Adams
Ellen Adams
Louisa Adams
Douglas Adams
Susan Adams
John Adams
Mary Adams
Carrie E. Adams
Laura L. Adams

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Adams


  • Rebecca Shappell




  • Clara Adams


  • Ellen Adams


  • Louisa Adams


  • Douglas Adams


  • Susan Adams


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 3

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (1)

  • Laura G Adams in household of Benjamin Adams, "United States Census, 1880"

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