Harvey Franklin Adam

1892–1971 (Age 78)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Harvey Franklin

When Harvey Franklin Adam was born on 9 August 1892, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Cyrus D. Adam, was 30 and his mother, Selina S. Mengel, was 26. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Mary S Stitzel. He lived in Perry Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years and Shoemakersville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 17 February 1971, at the age of 78, and was buried in Shoemakersville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harvey Franklin Adam
Mary S Stitzel
Mildred Agnes Adam
Margaret S Adam
Infant Son Adam
Infant Son Adam
Clarence H Adam

Spouse & Children



  • Mildred Agnes Adam


  • Female1927–1990Female

  • Infant Son Adam


  • Infant Son Adam


  • Clarence H Adam


Parents & Siblings

  • Cyrus D. Adam


  • Female1865–1943Female



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 13

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Hebrew: In Hebrew, the scriptural name Adhám signifies "man," literally earthy or red earth; one authority says the name in Ethiopic means to be fair or beautiful. From this name comes the nurse-name Addy, or little Adam. The Gaelic form is Adambh. Adamina is a female name formed from Adam.

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Sources (3)

  • Harvey T Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harvey F Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harvey F Adam in household of Cyrus D Adam, "United States Census, 1920"

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