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 Mabel <I>Brigham</I> Adams

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Mabel Brigham Adams

  • Birth 27 Oct 1866
  • Death 24 Jan 1951 USA
  • Burial Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot 434
  • Memorial ID 91034884

ADAMS - McGINNIS gravestone:

Henry J. Adams 10/3/1837 - 8/9/1911
2D, Co. Andrews S. S.
& 32 D. Regt. Mass. Vol.
Charlotte T. Adams 11/26/1839-9/1/1928

Charles H. Adams 4/16/1873-9/6/1915
Albert J. Adams 4/3/1868 - 1/8/1936
Mabel B. Adams 10/27/1866-1/24/1951

Mary E. McGinnis 1862-1924
Florence A. [McGinnis] 1892 - 1893

2 low markers on McGinnis side:
Florence A. "dau. of WH & LM McGinnis 4 May 1893"

4 low markers on Adams side:
the same HENRY J. ADAMS, not sure:

Name: Henry J Adams
Residence: Harvard, Massachusetts
Occupation: Farmer
Age at enlistment: 25
Enlistment Date: 13 Jul 1863
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Massachusetts
Was Wounded?: Yes
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Drafted to Company 2nd, Massachusetts 2nd Sharp Shooter Company on 13 Jul 1863.
Mustered out on 01 Jan 1865.
Transferred to Company B, U.S. Veteran Reserve Corps 3rd Infantry Regiment on 01 Jan 1865.
Mustered out on 07 Aug 1865.
Birth Date: abt 1838
Sources: Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Civil War
Photo courtesy of Tom Jones
GAR Dept of Massachusetts 1866-1947 (Sargent)
National Archives: Index to Federal Pension Records

Source Information:
Historical Data Systems, comp.. U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2009.

1870 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA HENRY J. ADAMS age 31, a box maker. Wife CHARLOTTE ADAMS age 28. Children: MARY E. ADAMS age 8, JOSEPH A. ADAMS 3 years. Also there is a 35 year old "confectioner", Nahum Adams, living with them.

1880 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA HENRY J. ADAMS age 43, employment "teamster". Wife CHARLOTTE T. ADAMS age 40 Children: MARY L. ADAMS 17, ALBERT J. ADAMS 12, CHARLES H. ADAMS age 8 years. All born in Massachusetts.

1888 July 1 Marriage Record Marlborough, MA. MABEL A. BRIGHAM age 21 born in Marlborough, parents: NAHUM B. BRIGHAM & MARY B. LOUD. The groom is ALBERT J. ADAMS age 21, his parents: HENRY J. ADAMS & LOTTIE FOSS.

1900 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA 21 Cotting Avenue. HENRY J. ADAMS age 63 born Oct. 1836, a "wood planer". Wife CHARLOTTE T. ADAMS age 59 born Nov. 1840, married 39 years, 3 children. There are 4 lodgers living with them. Next door is their son, ALBERT J. ADAMS age 32 born April 1868, a furniture mover, married 10 years, 1 child. Wife MABEL B. ADAMS age 33 born Oct. 1866. There one child is Bernice J. Adams age 9 born Dec. 1890.

1900 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA 408 Maple Street. "LIZZIE M." McGINNIS [this could be our MARY E.ADAMS with her middle name being Elizabeth?] age 37 born August 1862, married 11 years. Husband William H. McGinnis age 39 from Nova Scotia, works in a shoe shop. Lizzie had 4 children with 3 living [that could be "little Florence dau. of WH & LM McGinnis"]. Children: Son Burtis 10, Clarence 6, and Harold age 2.

1910 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA 408 Maple Street. MARY E. McGINNIS age 47 Husband William H. McGinnis age 49 born in Canada, works as a leveller in a shoe factory. Three sons: Bertis H. McGinnis age 20 is a railroad fireman, Clarence L. McGinnis age 15 is a carriage painter, Harold F. McGinnis 12 years old.

1910 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA on Lincoln Street. HENRY J. ADAMS age 73, no occupation. Wife CHARLOTTE T. ADAMS age 67, married 49 years.

1910 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA, Lincoln St. MABEL C. [BRIGHAM] ADAMS age 41, married 20 years. Husband ALBERT J. ADAMS age 40, proprietor of stable. Daughter BERNICE C. ADAMS age 19, single, clerk in department store.

1920 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA 408 Maple Street. William H. McGinnis age 59, a woodcutter on a private wood-lot. MARY E. McGINNIS age 57. Son Clarence M. McGinnis age 25 no occupation listed.

1920 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA 26 West Main Street. ALBERT J. ADAMS age 50, is a Deputy Sheriff, County Official. Wife MABEL B. ADAMS age 51. They have 3 lodgers living with them.

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  • Created by: Chris Enright Snyder
  • Added: 30 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 91034884
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mabel Brigham Adams (27 Oct 1866–24 Jan 1951), Find A Grave Memorial no. 91034884, citing Maplewood Cemetery, Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Chris Enright Snyder (contributor 46910196) .