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Henry Preston Adams (1902 - 1994)

Henry Preston (Harry) Adams
Born in Ord, Valley, Nebraska, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married before 1924 in United Statesmap
Husband of — married 28 Jul 1924 [location unknown]
Died at age 92 in Borger, Hutchinson, Texas, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Aug 2009
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Henry Preston Adams was born February 19, 1902 in Ord, Nebraska to John Preston and Catherine Jane (nee Tyacke) Adams. Henry had seven brothers and sisters: Martha, Ruth, Mary, Willard, Dorothy, Floy and Phyllis. By the time Henry was 8 years old, his family was living in Hobart, Oklahoma. Henry was also known by his nickname, Harry.

In 1924, Harry married Grace Hall. Harry is listed as a teacher on the census for most of his adult life. It does seem that Harry travelled as he is documented on passenger and crew lists in both 1959 and 1962.

Before marrying Grace, Harry married Geneva (nee last name unknown). Geneva died in 1984.

At some point, Harry moved to Texas and lived in the Panhandle town of Borger. Harried died October 8, 1994 in Borger, Texas. He is buried at Fairlawn Cemetery in Stillwater, Oklahoma.


  • 1910 United States Federal Census.
  • 1920 United States Federal Census.
  • 1930 United States Federal Census.
  • 1940 United States Federal Census.
  • 1950 United States Federal Census.
  • Massachusetts, U.S., Arriving Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963. Name: Henry P Adams, Nationality: American, Arrival Age: 57, Birth Date: 2/19/1902, Birth Place: Nebraska, Arrival Date: 6/12/1959, Arrival Place: Boston, Massachusetts, Airline: PAA, Flight or Voyage Number: 115.
  • New York State, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1917-1967. Name: Henry P Adams, Arrival Age: 60, Birth Date: 2/19/1902, Birth Place: Ord, Nebraska, Arrival Date: 9/28/1962, Arrival Place: New York, New York.
  • Findagrave - https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10668710/henry-preston-adams
  • U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.
  • U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014.
  • U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947.

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