Nathan Adams

1878–1951 (Age 72)
Seymour, Jackson, Indiana, United States

The Life of Nathan

When Nathan Adams was born on 19 December 1878, in Seymour, Jackson, Indiana, United States, his father, John M. Adams, was 28 and his mother, Elvira Cox, was 28. He married Mary Thomas Noel on 6 December 1908, in Taylor, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Magisterial District 4 Caseys Creek, Casey, Kentucky, United States for about 40 years. He died on 30 September 1951, in Casey, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Jones Chapel, Casey, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathan Adams
Mary Thomas Noel
Marriage: 6 December 1908
Hubert Adams
Willard Allen Adams
Madeline Adams
Herman Milton Adams
Percy Adams
Lester William Adams
Nathan Kelly Adams
Bernice Adams
Rebecca Adams

Spouse & Children

6 December 1908
Taylor, Kentucky, United States


  • Hubert Adams


  • Willard Allen Adams


  • Madeline Adams


  • Herman Milton Adams


  • Percy Adams


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • John Thomas Adams


  • Male1878–1951Male

  • James W. Adams


  • Female1883–1958Female

  • George Allen Adams


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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 14

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
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

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)

  • A Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nathan Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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