Laura Jane Adams

1858–1944 (Age 85)
Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Laura Jane

When Laura Jane Adams was born on 29 August 1858, in Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Francis Adams V, was 38 and her mother, Catherine E Downs, was 35. She married Henry Connor on 19 October 1882, in Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Cedar Creek Twp, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States in 1880 and Gills Creek Township, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 January 1944, in Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in West Side, Lake, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Jane Adams
Henry Connor
Marriage: 19 October 1882
James Walling Connor
C C Connor
Olen Wren Connor
Isaac W Connor
Beulah M Connor

Spouse & Children

  • Female1858–1944Female

  • Henry Connor


19 October 1882
Lancaster, Lancaster, South Carolina, United States


  • Male1884–1949Male

  • C C Connor


  • Male1887–1956Male

  • Isaac W Connor


  • Beulah M Connor


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel Francis Adams V


  • Catherine E Downs




  • James Cullen Adams


  • Samuel F Adams


  • John Lytle Adams


  • Harriet Henretta Adams


  • Benjamin Perry Adams


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 1

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 23

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Laura J Adams in household of Sumner Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura J Conner in household of George W Parr, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura J Connor in household of George W Parr, "United States Census, 1930"

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