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 William Henry “Bill” Adams

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William Henry “Bill” Adams

  • Birth 15 Sep 1854 Cologne, Kölner Stadtkreis, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
  • Death 9 Mar 1939 Mecca, Parke County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Mecca, Parke County, Indiana, USA
  • Plot Row W-8, Plot W162
  • Memorial ID 57186398

Born 15 Sept 1854 in Cologn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. Died 9 March 1939 in Mecca, Wabash Twp., Parke Co. Indiana, USA.

Born in Germany under he name of "Abems". He came to the USA at the age of six and was never naturalized. He was the father of 9 children with only 5 growing to adulthood.

First marriage to "Sally (Shipman). They had one daughter, Clara. Second marriage to Lucinda (Maris). They had eight children: Charles, Claude, Hazel, Geneva, Arthur, Reba, Paul, and Elsie.

William Adams died from hypostatic pneumonia at the ate of 84.


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  • Created by: Mike Lewman
  • Added: 17 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 57186398
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry “Bill” Adams (15 Sep 1854–9 Mar 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 57186398, citing Hixon Cemetery, Mecca, Parke County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Mike Lewman (contributor 47152475) .