Feb. 2, 1881 Trenton Mercer County New Jersey, USA
Apr. 19, 1972 Hamilton Square Mercer County New Jersey, USA
The son of Helena/Lena Schneider and Thomas Claypoole, he was born at 80 Belvidere St, home of Schneider family.
He took surname of Adams after Lena married Wm. V Adams.
In 1898, 'Nicholas' enlisted in the 4th New Jersey Volunteers and later 23rd Infantry, Company A, a Veteran of the Spanish American War, mustered out in 1899. Discharged in 1902, he then enlisted in the Navy, serving aboard ships going to many countries until 1909, when he returned to Trenton NJ. He was a retired employee of the Trenton Housing Authority. Richard and Julia had three sons.