Laura Jane Adams

1878–1939 (Age 60)
Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States

The Life of Laura Jane

When Laura Jane Adams was born on 2 December 1878, in Brattleboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Simeon Adams, was 34 and her mother, Mary Jane Squires, was 33. She lived in Guilford, Windham, Vermont, United States in 1880. She died on 14 November 1939, in Rindge, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 60.

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Simeon Adams
Mary Jane Squires
Sarah Gertrude Adams
Edward Effingham Adams
William Allard S Adams
Pearl Charlotte Adams
Laura Jane Adams
Winifred May Adams
Warner Simeon Adams
Charles Francis Adams
Esther Harriet Adams

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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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 18

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

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)

  • Laura Jane Adams in household of Simeon Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lauria J Adams in household of Simeon Adams, Jr, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura J Adams in household of Herbert H Eaton, "United States Census, 1930"

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