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Charles Francis Adams was born 27 May 1835 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States to Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886) and Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889) and died 20 March 1915 in Washington, D.C., United States of unspecified causes. He married Mary Hone Ogden (1837-1905) 8 November 1865 . Notable ancestors include Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899). Ancestors are from the United States, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of England, England, France, Germany, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Israel, the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy, Turkey, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden, Belarus.


Biography

He was a member of the prominent Adams family, and son of Charles Francis Adams, Sr. He served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war, he was a railroad regulator and executive, an author of historical works, and a member of the Massachusetts Park Commission.

Adams was President of the Union Pacific Railroad from 1884 to 1890, having previously become widely known as an authority on the management of railways. However, he left his office due to financial problems. Among his writings are Railroads, Their Origin and Problems (1878).

From 1893 to 1895 he was Chairman of the Massachusetts Park Commission, and as such took a prominent part in planning the present park system of the state.



Children


Offspring of Charles Adams, Jr. and Mary Hone Ogden (1837-1905)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Ogden Adams (1867-1933)
Louisa Catherine Adams (1871-1958)
Elsie C Adams (1874-)
Henry Adams (1875-1951)
John Adams (1875-1964) 17 July 1875 Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts 30 August 1964 Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Marian Morse (1878-1959)

Siblings


Offspring of Charles Francis Adams and Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Louisa Catherine Adams (1831-1870) 13 August 1831 Washington, United States 13 July 1870 Bagni di Lucca, Lucca, Italy Charles F Kuhn (1821-1899)

John Quincy Adams (1833-1894) 22 September 1833 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 14 August 1894 Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States Fanny Crowninshield (1839-1911)

Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915) 27 May 1835 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 20 March 1915 Washington, D.C., United States Mary Hone Ogden (1837-1905)

Henry Brooks Adams (1838-1918) 16 February 1838 Boston, Massachusetts, United States 27 March 1918 Washington, D.C., United States Marian Clover Hooper (1843-1885)

Arthur Adams (1841-1846) 1841 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1846 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Mary Gardiner Adams (1845-1928) 19 February 1846 Quincy, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States 19 August 1928 Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States Henry Parker Quincy (1838-1899)

Peter Chardon Brooks Adams (1848-1927) 24 June 1848 Quincy, Massachusetts, United States 13 February 1927 Boston, Massachusetts, United States Evelyn Davis (1853-1926)

Ancestry

Charles is a direct descendant of the following:


Residences


Namesakes of Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
Charles Adams (1770-1800)Quincy, Massachusetts, United StatesManhattan, New York, United StatesJohn Adams (1735-1826)Abigail Smith (1744-1818)Sally Smith (1769-1828)
Charles Adams (bef1769-aft1784)Mary Cramp (c1758-1759)
Charles Crawford Adams (1901-1973)Narrandera, New South Wales, AustraliaParramatta, New South Wales, AustraliaJohn Charles Adams (1879-1923)Ellen Therese Crawford (c1879-1918)Janet Euphenia Binks (bef1911-1972)
Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United StatesBoston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United StatesJohn Quincy Adams (1767-1848)Louisa Catherine Johnson (1775-1852)Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889)
Charles Frances Adams (1910-1999)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United StatesDover, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United StatesCharles Francis Adams (1866-1954)Frances Lovering (1869-1956)Margaret Stockton (1915-1972)
Charles Francis Adams (1835-1915)Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United StatesWashington, D.C., United StatesCharles Francis Adams (1807-1886)Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889)Mary Hone Ogden (1837-1905)
Charles Francis Adams (1866-1954)John Quincy Adams (1833-1894)Fanny Crowninshield (1839-1911)Frances Lovering (1869-1956)



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