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Henry Adams


Gender:
Male
Born:
August 18, 1794
Died:
February 11, 1842
Home Town:
Litchfield, CT
Marriage(s):
Mary Fairchild Adams (1821)
Biographical Notes:
Henry Adams is thought to have attended the Litchfield Female Academy as a boy. He was the son of Joseph Adams, a lawyer in Litchfield and trustee of the Female Academy, and Deborah Marsh. In 1821 Henry married Mary S. Fairchild, and in 1842 he passed away.

Education
Years at LFA:
Unknown


help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
[We are currently working to update and confirm citations of attendance.]

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