John Adams

1832–1865 (Age 33)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of John

When John Adams was born on 30 May 1832, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Sanford Adams, was 26 and his mother, Amy Ashley, was 25. He married Sarah Catherine Mitchell on 16 December 1858, in Fayette, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in District 496, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1850. He died on 6 June 1865, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, at the age of 33.

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John Adams
Sarah Catherine Mitchell
Marriage: 16 December 1858
Issadore D V Adams
Alton E Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1832–1865Male

  • Sarah Catherine Mitchell


16 December 1858
Fayette, Georgia, United States


  • Issadore D V Adams


  • Male1861–1944Male

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World Events (5)

1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 3

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 4

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 14

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • John Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Adams, "United States Census, 1860"

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