Henry Adams

1894–1972 (Age 78)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Henry

Henry Adams was born in 1894, in Alabama, United States. He lived in Election Precinct 7 Pleasant Grove, Limestone, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 February 1972, in Athens, Limestone, Alabama, United States, at the age of 78.

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World Events (8)

1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 1

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 22

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

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 S Adams in household of Henry S Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Adams in household of Silvester Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry A. Adams, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"

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