Henry Adams

1890–1952 (Age 61)
Lafourche, Louisiana, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 29 November 1890, in Lafourche, Louisiana, United States, his father, Jean Adrien Adams, was 23 and his mother, Alite Eulalie Bonamour, was 16. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Hortense Marie Estelle. He lived in Ward One, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States in 1900 and Ward Three, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 31 October 1952, in Franklin, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Franklin, St. Mary, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adams
Hortense Marie Estelle
Wilson Adams
Wilbert Henry Adams
Harold Adams
Dorothy May Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1890–1952Male

  • Hortense Marie Estelle




  • Wilson Adams


  • Wilbert Henry Adams


  • Harold Adams


  • Dorothy May Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • Jean Adrien Adams


  • Alite Eulalie Bonamour




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 8

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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 Adam in household of Adrien Adam, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Henry Adam in household of Adrien Adam, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Henry Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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