William Bright
Mary Ellen Beacher
George Thomas Adams
(Abt 1881-)
Carrie Bright
Harry Elmer Adams Sr.


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Harry Elmer Adams Sr. 1 2

  • Born: 27 Feb 1910, Broad Mountain, Schuylkill, PA 2
  • Died: 18 Sep 1999, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA at age 89

   FamilySearch ID: LYK1-S2X.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 3 The 1910 census recorded Thomas Adams, insurance agent, 28, living with wife Carrie, 21; son John J., 2; and son Harry E., 1 month old when the census was recorded on 20 Apr 1910. Thomas and his parents were born in England and he immigrated in 1904 in Pennsylvania. Carrie and her parents and her children were born in Pennsylvania. Carrie and Thomas were married for 3 years and she had birthed 2 children both alive in 1910. Next door is Carrie's grandparents, Jacob and Angeline Beacher.

2. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 The 1920 census recorded renting on Harley Avenue: Walter Van Camp, occupation rigger, 35, living with wife Carrie, 27; daughter Caroline, 1; and step-children John Adams, 11; Harry Adams, 9; Charlie Adams, 7; and Victoria Adams, 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except the Adam's children's father was born in England.

3. Residence: 8615 Mornen Avenue, Philadelphia, PA on 14 Sep 1938 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 1


1 Philadelphia Inquirer (Philadelphia, PA), 16 Sep 1938, page 32, Obituary of Caroline Bright Long.

2 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1906-1914, Birth Certificate 23754. Harry Elmer Adams. Born 27 Feb 1910 in New Castle Township. Father Thomas Adams, residence Broad Mountain. Mother Caroline Bright, residence Broad Mountain.

3 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGDB-LNT Thomas Adams, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 50, sheet 6A, family 107.

4 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF1L-N5Q Walter Van Camp, Philadelphia Ward 40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing ED 1479, sheet 7B, line 96, family 156.

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