Henry Adams

1885–1970 (Age 85)
Ramsgate, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Adams was born on 13 June 1885, in Ramsgate, Kent, England, United Kingdom, his father, William Adams, was 31 and his mother, Fanny Port, was 23. He married Elizabeth Shannon on 28 September 1912, in Lloydminster (Part), Special Area No. 4, Alberta, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Victoria Settlement, Smoky Lake County, Alberta, Canada in 1911 and Alberta, Canada in 1916. He died on 27 July 1970, in Lloydminster (Part), Special Area No. 4, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 85, and was buried in Lloydminster (Part), Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Henry Adams
Elizabeth Shannon
Marriage: 28 September 1912
Irene Elizabeth Adams
Henry Thomas Adams
Grace Rosland Adams
John Frederick Adams

Spouse & Children

28 September 1912
Lloydminster (Part), Special Area No. 4, Alberta, Canada


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World Events (7)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 19

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 23

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 29

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

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)

  • Henry Adams in household of William Adams, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Henry Adams, "Canada Census, 1916"
  • Harry Adams, "Saskatchewan Cemetery Transcripts, ca. 1850-1994"

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