Ferne W. Adams, 94

Ferne-Adams-bw-copy-185x300NAPLES — Ferne W. Adams, 94, of Naples, died Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Bridgton Health Care Center after a short stay.

Ferne was born on Nov. 29, 1920, in New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of Frederick J. and Letitia (Scammell) Whitlock. She was the second of 10 children. Her family moved to Portland in 1923, and then ...

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Charles H. Adams Jr., 71

Charles H. Adams, Jr.Charles Harry Adams Jr., 71, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at Maine Medical Center in Portland after a short bout with stomach cancer.
He was born on Sept. 28, 1941, the third child, second son of Charles H. Adams Sr. and Ferne Whitlock Adams.

He attended local elementary schools and ...

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Adams family

The Adams political family is connected with U.S. Presidents Millard Fillmore, William Howard Taft, and Calvin Coolidge and U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, through common descent from one Henry Squire. Through his mother, John Adams was a second cousin of Massachusetts governor Increase Sumner; their maternal grandmothers were sisters. Both were also related to President Coolidge and to Diana, Princess of Wales, and through the latter to Prince William of Wales and Prince Henry of Wales. The Adams family is ...

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