Robert R Adams

May 1884–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Robert R

When Robert R Adams was born in May 1884, in Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Adams, was 29 and his mother, Nellie Crackel, was 20. He lived in Coffee Precinct, Wabash, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Adams
1855–
Nellie Crackel
1864–
Robert R Adams
1884–
John Adams
1892–
Anthony Adams
1894–
Jasper L Adams
1896–
Harry Adams
1898–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 .)

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

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Sources (1)

  • Robert R Adams in household of Thomas Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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