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 Johannes “John” Adami

Johannes “John” Adami

Birth
Hessen, Germany
Death 17 Sep 1868 (aged 60)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Westside Gardens, Up Hill stay to R, Laurel Hill Section, Memorial for community burials.
Memorial ID 88546890 · View Source
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Native of Neider Weisel, Wetteraukreis, Hessen, Germany. S/O German Born, Johann Georg Adami(b.1776) & Anna Katharina Hildebrand(1786-1829). H/O Anna Margaretha Hauser(1807-1868). They were parents to the following eight children (All German born with surname, Adami, which after immigration to USA, was changed to Adams) : Johann George 'John'(1831-1911), Mary(1834-1912), Jacob(1837-1909), Margaretha Adami(1840-1843), Margaretha(1843-1917), Anna Elisabeth Adami(1846-1847), Christopher(1848-1892) & George Adami/Adams(1851-1895).
Burialurial: 'John Adams' was originally laid to rest in Laurel Hill Cemetery with his beloved wife 'Margaret' in Plot #1715(Name on headstone, John & Margaret Adams). 26 Jun 1946 removed to Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. Section named Laurel Hill. A Large Monument stands as the memorial for the many who were removed here and found their final resting place in this mass grave.
Burial/Cem Story:Laurel Hill Cemetery (Lone Mountain Cemetery)
Opened: June 28, 1854
(As Lone Mountain Cemetery)
Location: Bounded by California, Geary, Parker and Presidio Aves.
Renamed: Laurel Hill Cemetery in 1867.
Closed: Bodies moved in 1939-1940 to Cypress Lawn Cemetery in Colma, California.
The following is excerpted from "Necropolis North of the Panhandle" by Greg Gaar, originally published in the Haight Ashbury Newspaper, 1982:

In 1853, a group of wealthy entrepreneurs purchased a large tract of sandy but fertile land on the hill where the Fireman's Fund building stands today, west of Presidio and California, and created a 54 acre cemetery.

Lone Mountain Cemetery was named in honor of the conspicuous 500 foot sand hill which stood a half mile to the south. Miles of carriage roads, with views of the distant city and the ocean, twisted through newly planted tress and "every species of ornamental shrubs and rare plants."(1) The peaceful gardens of the new cemetery offered plots to potential customers and a park-like setting for sightseers. In 1854 the first permanent guest arrived at Lone Mountain Cemetery.


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  • Created by: ChoctawZ
  • Added: 15 Apr 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 88546890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Johannes “John” Adami (1 Jun 1808–17 Sep 1868), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88546890, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by ChoctawZ (contributor 47093252) .