Horace Ford Adams

6 July 1902–10 January 1903
Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life of Horace Ford

When Horace Ford Adams was born on 6 July 1902, in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States, his father, Charles F Adams, was 28 and his mother, Mabel Marie Evick, was 26. He died on 10 January 1903, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Niles, Berrien, Michigan, United States.

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Charles F Adams
Mabel Marie Evick
Gladys Hammond
Edgar Harold Adams
Horace Ford Adams
Mildred Charlotte Adams
Dorothy Adams
Doris Adams
Catharine Adams

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World Events (2)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 1

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

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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Sources (3)

  • Horace F. Adams, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Horace Ford Adams, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Horace Ford Adams, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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