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Henry Hamilton "Harry" Adams
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Birth: unknown
County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Death: Dec. 9, 1897
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Henry Hamilton Adams, known as Harry, was born in County Derry, Ireland, about 1842, to Robert and Martha Adams, and moved to the US as a small child. Shortly after arriving in America, his father died, and his mother kept the family going running a small store.

He served in the 56th NY Infantry during the Civil War. While his brothers all went into publishing, Harry was a local politician in Brooklyn and was elected County Treasurer for Kings County in fall, 1882 and began serving in August of 1883. Unfortunately, he angered the wrong people and was perhaps set up as the fall guy in a local scandal. He died in debt and disgrace, despite protesting his innocence for the rest of his life.

He was survived by his wife Lottie (Havens) Adams, and three daughters, Lottie, Marguerite, and Dorothy.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Martha M. Adams (1818 - 1882)
 
 Children:
  Lottie H. Adams (1888 - 1912)*
  Marguerite Adams Longwell (1945 - 1945)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Hamilton Adams (____ - 1897)
  Robert Adams (1837 - 1867)*
  William Adams (1838 - 1896)*
  Margaret Jain Adams Muns (1840 - 1926)*
  David Adams (1846 - 1886)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cypress Hills Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 1, Virgil Path, Lot 100
 
Created by: Abra
Record added: Jul 27, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114486485
Henry Hamilton Harry Adams
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Henry Hamilton Harry Adams
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