Anthony Adams

November 1894–
Illinois, United States

The Life of Anthony

When Anthony Adams was born in November 1894, in Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Adams, was 39 and his mother, Nellie Crackel, was 30. 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

siblings

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 16

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 31

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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)

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

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