Henry Adams

1900–
Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born in 1900, in Shoreditch, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Adams, was 36 and his mother, Kate Elizabeth Dipnall, was 26.

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Family Time Line

James Adams
1864–
Kate Elizabeth Dipnall
1874–
Joseph Adams
1893–
James Adams
1895–
Ethel Amy Adams
1898–
Henry Adams
1900–

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 4

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1939 · Britain Enters World War II

Age 39

Britain entered the Second World War as war was declared on Germany on September 3, 1939. World War II came to an end after the Americans dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, which killed 140,000 people. Less than a week later, the Japanese surrendered and the war officially ended on August 15, 1945.

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)

  • Henry Adams in household of James Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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