Adam Dumars (1819 - 1886)

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Birth

in Deal, Kent County, England United Kingdom

Death

on in Omimi, Dunedin City County, Otago New Zealand

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Waitati, Dunedin City County, Otago New Zealand

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Omimi, Dunedin City County, Otago New Zealand

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Partner: Margaret (Mary) Dumars
Children with Margaret: Mary Anne (Dumars) Blair

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1819 - In the year that Adam Dumars was born, on December 14th, Alabama was admitted as the 22nd U.S. state. Previously called "Alabama Territory", settlers and land speculators had begun pouring into the territory in what was called Alabama Fever, leading to its creation of a state..

1843 - By the time he was 24 years old, on January 31st, the Virginia Minstrels - also called the Virginia Serenaders - performed the first minstrel show. The whole troupe appeared in blackface. They were famous for the songs "Jimmy Crack Corn" and "Old Dan Tucker".

1844 - By the time he was 25 years old, in June and July, the "Great Flood of 1844" occurred on the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers - the largest flood recorded in that area. The population in the area was sparse at the time, though, so the flood didn't have a lot of economic impact. The biggest loss was to the Wyandot Indians - 100 people died from diseases caused by the flood.

1875 - He was 56 years old when the Bombay Stock Exchange - the first stock exchange in Asia - was established. It was called "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association".

1886 - In the year of Adam Dumars's passing, on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

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Adam Dumars, father to 1 child, died on September 23, 1886 in Omimi, Otago New Zealand at 67 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Waitati, Otago New Zealand. He was born around 1819 in Deal, England United Kingdom. Adam's partner was Margaret Farrell. and they gave birth to Mary Anne (Dumars) Blair.

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