Henry Adams

1886–1966 (Age 79)
Terry, Hinds, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Henry

Henry Adams was born on 12 December 1886, in Terry, Hinds, Mississippi, United States as the son of Henry Adams and Mary Thompson. He died on 21 January 1966, in his hometown, at the age of 79.

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Henry Adams
Mary Thompson
Leon Adams , Sr.
1884–1971
Thomas Adams
Henry Adams
1886–1966

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Adams

    MaleMale

  • Mary Thompson

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 21

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

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.

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