Harvey Adam

1878–1949 (Age 70)
Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Harvey

Harvey Adam was born on 5 November 1878, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States as the son of MINGO Adams and Maria unknown. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Mary Louise Simms (Sims) (Simes). He died in 1949, in his hometown, at the age of 71.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Adam
Mary Louise Simms (Sims) (Simes)
Judge Berry Adams
Ella Mae Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1878–1949Male

  • Mary Louise Simms (Sims) (Simes)




  • Judge Berry Adams


  • Female1922–1990Female

Parents & Siblings

  • MINGO Adams


  • Maria unknown




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

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.

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)

  • Harvey Adams in entry for Judge Berry Adams, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Harvey Adams in entry for Ella Blanton, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"
  • Harvey Adams in entry for Judge Berry Adams, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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