Henry Adams

1878–1961 (Age 82)
Mercer, Ohio, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 6 July 1878, in Mercer, Ohio, United States, his father, Henry F. Adams, was 25 and his mother, Delores Swarts, was 21. He married Pearl Harriet Mofford on 31 December 1899, in Mercer, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Washington Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 10 June 1961, in Celina, Jefferson Township, Mercer, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Swamp College Cemetery, Celina, Mercer, Ohio, United States.

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Henry Adams
Pearl Harriet Mofford
Marriage: 31 December 1899
Dolores Elizabeth Adams

Spouse & Children

31 December 1899
Mercer, Ohio, United States


  • Dolores Elizabeth Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • Henry F. Adams


  • Delores Swarts




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Henry Adams in household of Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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