Grover Mathew Adam

1892–1978 (Age 85)
Ripley, Indiana, United States

The Life of Grover Mathew

When Grover Mathew Adam was born on 22 August 1892, in Ripley, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas P Adam, was 33 and his mother, Lucy Ann Rayborn, was 32. He married Minnie E Wahlman on 18 October 1916, in Clark, Indiana, United States. He died on 5 February 1978, in Osgood, Ripley, Indiana, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Versailles, Ripley, Indiana, United States.

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Grover Mathew Adam
Minnie E Wahlman
Marriage: 18 October 1916

Spouse & Children

18 October 1916
Clark, Indiana, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas P Adam


  • Lucy Ann Rayborn




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Grover Adam, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Grover Adam, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"
  • Grover Mathew Adam in the Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011

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