Elizabeth Jane Headrick

25 September 1871–28 February 1964 (Age 92)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Jane

When Elizabeth Jane Headrick was born on 25 September 1871, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Daniel Headrick, was 23 and her mother, Elvira Sims, was 25. She married Daniel Marion Adams about 1889, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1935 and Civil District 15, Blount, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 28 February 1964, at the age of 92, and was buried in Burns Cemetery, Townsend, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Marion Adams
1868–1942
Elizabeth Jane Headrick
1871–1964
Marriage: about 1889
Mell Elmer Adams
1896–1977
Lidie Adams
1896–
Daniel Adams
Alice Erie Adams
1897–1981
Mary Adams
1897–
Charley Adams
1898–
Sam Adams
1902–
Bessie Jane Adams
1903–1944
Lydia A Adams
1905–1979
William Clark Adams
1908–1989
Lawson Adams
1913–
Queenie A Adams
1915–2008

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1889
Tennessee, United States
children

(12)

    Mell Elmer Adams

    Male1896–1977Male

    Lidie Adams

    Female1896–Female

    Alice Erie Adams

    Female1897–1981Female

    Mary Adams

    Female1897–Female

    Charley Adams

    Female1898–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1848–1933Male

    Elvira Sims

    Female1846–1903Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 7

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish: probably a habitational name from an unidentified minor place, named with Old English headrig ‘ridge at the end of a field’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Adams in household of Marion Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Adams in household of Marion Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Adams in household of Marion Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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