Grace Adams

10 April 1913–30 January 1994 (Age 80)
Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States

The Life of Grace

When Grace Adams was born on 10 April 1913, in Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States, her father, Gilbert Kennedy Adams, was 36 and her mother, Lillian C Caldwell, was 30. She died on 30 January 1994, at the age of 80, and was buried in Carbondale, Jackson, Illinois, United States.

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Robert Harrison Rogers
Grace Adams

Spouse and Children

    Robert Harrison Rogers



Parents and Siblings



    John Adams


    Russell Caldwell Adams



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 12

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Rogers in household of Robert Rogers, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Grace Adams in household of Gilbert Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Grace Adams in household of Gilbert J Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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