Hector Cameron Adam

1873–1958 (Age 84)
Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland

The Life of Hector Cameron

When Hector Cameron Adam was born on 3 December 1873, in Falkirk, Stirlingshire, Scotland, his father, Douglas Adam, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Cameron, was 28. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Caroline Alwine Meyer. He lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1905 and Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1918. He died in March 1958, in Pinellas, Florida, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States.

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Hector Cameron Adam
Caroline Alwine Meyer
Hector Cameron Adam Jr.
Helen D. Adam
Elsa T Adam

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  • Hector Cameron Adam Jr.


  • Helen D. Adam


  • Elsa T Adam


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 4

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

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.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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Sources (3)

  • Hector C Adam in household of John D Adam, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Heckter C Adam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hector C Adam, "United States Census, 1910"

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