When Jessie Fremont Adams was born on 6 July 1863, in Bangor, Bangor, Franklin, New York, United States, her father, Isaac Seymour Adams, was 42 and her mother, Clarinda Eliza Ross, was 29. She married Ellis Luther Barker on 7 September 1884, in Winterset, Madison, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pennington, Minnehaha, South Dakota, United States in 1910 and Pennington, South Dakota, United States in 1930. She died on 28 May 1939, in Rochford, Pennington, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Bell Park Cemetery, Rochford, Pennington, South Dakota, United States.
English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .
Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.
History: This surname was borne by two early presidents of the US, father and son. They were descended from Henry Adams, who settled in Braintree, MA, in 1635/6, from Barton St. David, Somerset, England. The younger of them, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) derived his middle name from his maternal grandmother's surname (see Quincy ). — Another important New England family, established mainly in NH, is descended from William Adams, who emigrated from Shropshire, England, to Dedham, MA, in 1628. James Hopkins Adams (1812–61), governor of SC, was unconnected with either of these families, his ancestry being Welsh; his forebears entered North America through PA.