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Ella Charlotte Adams (Nye)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, United States
Death: Died in Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, United States
Cause of death: Pneumonia
Place of Burial: Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Elisha Nye and Charlotte Crosby Nye
Wife of Governor Alva Adams
Mother of Edna Adams; Alva B. Adams, U.S. Senator; Alva Blanchard Adams and Edna Adams
Sister of Willard Wheeler Nye; Artemas Francis Nye and Edward Freeman Nye
Half sister of Frederick Hamlin Nye; Herbert Ellwood Nye and Ada Etz

Managed by: John H. Nye
Last Updated:

About Ella Charlotte Adams

Mrs. Alva Adams, Widow of Former Governor, Succumbs. (Shown) Mrs. Ella Adams, widow of former Governor Alva B. Adams, who died late Tuesday night following an attack of pneumonia.

Prominent in social circles for many years, Mrs. Adams was widely known, and her passing will be mourned by a legion of friends throughout Colorado.

Mother of Sen. Adams Dies After Attack of Pneumonia. Mrs. Ella Charlotte Adams, widow of former Governor Alva Adams, died at 11:15 p.m. Tuesday at the family residence, 103 West Orman avenue, following an illness of one week. Born in Bangor, Maine, Ella Charlotte Nye came west as a young woman.

She became the wife of Alva Adams in 1871, the ceremony being performed in Manitou. She is survived by a son, Sen. Alva B. Adams, and by two elder brothers, Dr. W. W. Nye, of Hiawatha, Kan., and A. F. Nye, of San Bernardino, Calif.

Pueblo Chieftain - May 8, 1931 - Mrs. Ella Adams is Laid To Rest. While distinguished friends and relatives gathered to pay their last tributes, funeral services were held for Mrs. Ella Charlotte Adams, wife of Former Governor Alva Adams, at the family residence, 103 West Orman avenue, Rev. Ellis V. Kuhns and Dr. J. F. Keating officiating. Gov. W. H. Adams, brother-in-law of the dead woman, was among the mourners, as were many other high state officials.

Pallbearers were Dr. William Senger, Thomas A. Duke, Robert H. Gast, Walter K. Dudley, Mahlon Thatcher, Dr. John G. Wolf, Frank E. Parks and Fred B. Orman. Flower bearers were Edward McCabe, W. C. Smart, George H. Sweeney, George D. Meston, Samuel D. Trimble, John Holmes, Dr. Fritz Lassen, and Dr. Herbert A. Black.

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Ella Charlotte Adams's Timeline

1851
April 3, 1851
Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, United States
1873
September 5, 1873
Age 22
September 5, 1873
Age 22
1875
October 29, 1875
Age 24
Del Norte, Rio Grande County, Colorado, United States
October 29, 1875
Age 24
Del Norte, Rio Grande, CO, USA
1931
May 7, 1931
Age 80
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, United States
1931
Age 79
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, United States