Dr. Jesse Earl Adams Sr.

1888–1945 (Age 56)
Knox, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jesse Earl

When Dr. Jesse Earl Adams Sr. was born on 24 April 1888, in Knox, Indiana, United States, his father, George Washington Adams Sr., was 32 and his mother, Mariah Ellen Loveless, was 30. He married Cona Edwards on 20 May 1911, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 4, Fayette, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 9 March 1945, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Wilson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery, Monroe City, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dr. Jesse Earl Adams Sr.
Cona Edwards
Marriage: 20 May 1911
Grace Fern Adams

Spouse & Children

20 May 1911
Vigo, Indiana, United States


  • Grace Fern Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • George Washington Adams Sr.


  • Mariah Ellen Loveless




  • John Adams


  • Susan Adams


  • Susann Adams


  • Lewis A. Adams


  • Female1881–1968Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Age 16

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Jesse E Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse E Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse Adams in household of Georg W Adams Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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