Mary Huemann


The Life of Mary

When Mary Huemann was born in 1891, her father, Peter Theodor Hemann, was 28 and her mother, Elisabeth Steiger, was 24. She married Hubert Adams on 20 June 1911, in Mitchell, Mitchell, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Stacyville Township, Mitchell, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Stacyville, Mitchell, Iowa, United States for about 20 years.

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Mary Huemann
Hubert Adams
Marriage: 20 June 1911
Gregore A. Adams
Edmund William Adams
Roman Adams
Paul Adams
Elizabeth Margaret Adams
Elizabeth Adams
Christina Adams
Doraothy Adams
Wilfred Anthony Adams
Marie "Mary" P Adams
Joseph John Adams

Spouse & Children

20 June 1911
Mitchell, Mitchell, Iowa, United States


  • Gregore A. Adams


  • Edmund William Adams


  • Roman Adams


  • Male1916–1971Male

  • Elizabeth Margaret Adams


+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 22

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1922 · Oldest radio station west of the Mississippi

Age 31

The Karlowa Radio Corporation, in Davenport, was issued a new license for broadcasting and with it they were randomly assigned call letters of WOC. The small studio was the first to reach the Iowa area and was identified as one of 21 stations that were desirable because of coverage area and performance. In September 1927, WOC became a member of the new NBC radio network and still is today. In 1932, Ronald Reagan got his first broadcasting job at WOC as a sportscaster and he returned in 1988 after his presidency tour. WOC is the oldest surviving broadcasting station in the middle Mississippi Valley and was the first to keep logs on their electrical consumption and their on-air programming.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a grower or mower of grass, from Middle High German höu ‘grass’, ‘hay’ + man ‘man’, German Heu + Mann.2 German: from a pet form of the Germanic personal name Hago or a variant of Heinemann .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Mary Hermann in household of Peter T Hermann, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Adams in household of Hubart Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary Adams in household of Hubert Adams, "United States Census, 1940"

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