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Grave has been located US Civil War Soldiers flag male ancestor  Oliver B  ADAMS

  (b. 11 November 1837 Kennebunkport, Maine, USA   d. 13 February 1901 Biddeford, Maine, USA )  

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Oliver B ADAMS was born 11 November 1837 in Kennebunkport, Maine, USA. Oliver B ADAMS was the child of ?   and   ?

Oliver B was a soldier in the U.S. Civil War.

Oliver B ADAMS died 13 February 1901 in Biddeford, Maine, USA .
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Greenwood Cemetery Biddeford York County Maine, USA
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11 November 1837
Kennebunkport, Maine, USA

1837 Birth

Name: Oliver B. Adams
Gender: Male
Christening Date:
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Birth Date: 11 Nov 1837
Death Date:
Name Note:
Father's Name: Robert Adams
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Susan Adams
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I01372-4
System Origin: Maine-EASy
GS Film number: 10601
Reference ID: p 109

"Maine, Births and Christenings,...

1850 Kennebunkport, York, Maine

Name: Oliver B Adams
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1850
Event Place: Kennebunkport, York, Maine, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 12
Marital Status:
Race (Original):
Birthplace: Maine
Birth Year (Estimated): 1838
House Number: 162
Family Number: 167
Line Number: 34
Affiliate Publication Number: M432
Affiliate Film Number: 274
GS Film number: 443511
Digital Folder Number: 004198864
Image Number: 00243...

1860 Biddeford, York, Maine

Name: Oliver B Adams
Event Type:
Event Year:
Event Place:
Minor Civil Division: The City Of Biddeford
Age (Expanded): 22 years
Birth Year (Estimated):
Page: 32
Household ID:
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
GS Film number: 803450
Digital Folder Number: 4231261
Image Number: 00187
1860 U.S. Census

USA 1860 - Civil War - On December 20, 1860, a little over a month after Abraham Lincoln had been elected President, South Carolina seceded from the Union. Six more states followed by the spring of 1861.

USA 1861 - January 21 – American Civil War: Jefferson Davis resigns from the United States Senate.

USA 1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away States

USA 1861 - Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA 1861 - April 20 - American Civil War: Robert E. Lee resigns his commission in the United States Army in order to command the forces of the state of Virginia.

USA 1861 - October 26 – The Pony Express announces its closure.

USA 1861 - November 6 - Jefferson Davis Elected President of the Confederate States of America

USA 1863 - January 1 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

USA 1863 - July 1–3 – American Civil War: Battle of Gettysburg – Union forces under George G. Meade turn back a Confederate invasion by Robert E. Lee in the largest battle of the war (28,000 Confederate casualties, 23,000 Union).

USA 1863 - October 3 – President Lincoln proclaims a national Thanksgiving day to be celebrated the final Thursday in November in the United States

USA 1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

USA 1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House.

USA 1865 - April 14 - Assassination of Abraham Lincoln:

USA 1867 - March 30 – Alaska is purchased for $7.2 million from Alexander II of Russia, about 2 cent/acre ($4.19/km²), by United States Secretary of State William H. Seward. The news media call this "Seward's Folly"

USA 1869 - May 10 - The Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. (Golden Spike National Historic Site, Utah)

World History 1870 - France declares war on Prussia and Emperor Napoleon III is overthrown

1870 Biddeford, York, Maine

Name: Oliver B Adams
Birth Year (Estimated): 1838
Gender: Male
Age (Original): 32y
Race: White
Birthplace: Maine
Event Place: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Oliver B Adams M 32y Maine
Maria Adams F 23y Maine
1870 U.S. Census

World History 1870 - A cable dispatch on the 28th says the Pope has issued a special elimination against the Fenians, both in America and Ireland.

World History 1870 to 1871 - Franco-Prussian War, ending in French defeat, loss of Alsace-Lorraine and end of the Second Empire

USA 1872 - 'Yellowstone Wonderland' is established as first national park.

USA 1875 - Civil Rights Act of 1875

USA 1876 - May 10 - Centennial Exhibitiion

USA 1876 - June 25 – American Indian Wars – Battle of the Little Bighorn:

USA 1879 - Cleveland became the world's first city to be lighted electrically in 1879 when Charles Brush successfully demonstrated arc lights on the streets.

1880 Biddeford, York, Maine

Name: Oliver B. Adams
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Biddeford, York, Maine, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Carpenter
Race (Original): W
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Maine, United States
Birth Date: 1838
Spouse's Name:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: Maine, United States
Mother's...

USA 1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.

USA 1883 - November 18 – U.S. and Canadian railroads institute 5 standard continental time zones, ending the confusion of thousands of local times.

USA 1884 - May 1 – The eight-hour workday is first proclaimed by the Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions in the United States. This date, called May Day or Labour Day, becomes a holiday recognized in almost every industrialized country.

USA 1884 - December 6 – The Washington Monument is completed in Washington, D.C., becoming the tallest structure in the world at this date.

USA 1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor.

World History 1886 - January 29 – Karl Benz patents the first successful gasoline-driven automobile, the Benz Patent Motorwagen (built in 1885).

USA 1887 - February 2 – In Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the first Groundhog Day is observed.

USA 1890 - December 29 - Wounded Knee Massacre occurred - 7th Cavalry killed more than 250 Lakota men, women and children; Sitting Bull killed at Little Eagle; Indian wars ended

USA 1892 - NO MORE BARGE OFFICE. Immigrants Will Hereafter Land at Ellis Island.

World History 1893 - May 1 - World's Columbian Exposition

USA 1894 - Pullman strike

World History 1896 - Gold discovered in the Yukon's Klondike

USA 1897 - September 1 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground metro in North America.

USA 1898 - U.S. battleship, Maine, blows up in Havana Harbor, Cuba, igniting the Spanish-American war.

USA 1898 - April 25 – Spanish-American War: The United States declares war on Spain; the U.S. Congress announces that a state of war has existed since April 21 (later backdating this one more day to April 20).

USA 1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War.

USA 1900 - March 15 – The Gold Standard Act is ratified, placing the United States currency on the gold standard.

USA 1900 - June 1 – American temperance agitator Carrie Nation begins her crusade to demolish saloons.

1901 Death

Name: Oliver B Adams
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 13 Feb 1901
Event Place: Biddeford,,
Gender: Male
Age: 63
Birth Year (Estimated): 1838
Father's Name: Robert Adams
Mother's Name: Susan Benson
Spouse's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
GS Film number: 9885
Digital Folder Number: 4543963
Image Number: 01122

"Maine, Vital Records, 1670-1907 ," index and images, FamilySearch...

Name: Oliver B Adams
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 13 Feb 1901
Event Place: Biddeford, Maine, United States
Birth Date: 11 Nov 1837
Birthplace: Kennebunkport, Maine
GS Film number: 001001826
Digital Folder Number: 005246536
Image Number: 00182

"Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https:/ / pal:/ MM9.1.1/ KXQC-6SN : accessed 24 Oct 2013), Oliver B Adams, 1901.

Oliver is buried at: Greenwood Cemetery Biddeford York County Maine, USA

Added: 10/24/2013 5:45:49 PM - Updated: 5/17/2017 2:46:41 PM

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