Wilmuth "Willie" Jane Adams

4 March 1877–5 September 1943 (Age 66)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Wilmuth "Willie" Jane

When Wilmuth "Willie" Jane Adams was born on 4 March 1877, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John William Adams, was 23 and her mother, Mary Frances Fredrick, was 22. She married Joseph Thomas Coleman on 23 December 1896, in Robertson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Civil District 8, Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1920 and Robertson, Tennessee, United States in 1930. She died on 5 September 1943, in Cedar Hill, Robertson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Springfield, Robertson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Thomas Coleman
1872–1958
Wilmuth "Willie" Jane Adams
1877–1943
Marriage: 23 December 1896
Jessie Richard Coleman
1899–1974
Leonard Thomas Coleman
1901–1960
Robert Lee Coleman Sr
1903–1986
Mary Frances Coleman
1905–1978
Edna Wilmoth Coleman
1910–1998
George Raymond Coleman
1912–1980
Hellen Coleman
1914–
Buford H Coleman
1916–1957

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 December 1896
Robertson, Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

    Jessie Richard Coleman

    Male1899–1974Male

    Leonard Thomas Coleman

    Male1901–1960Male

    Robert Lee Coleman Sr

    Male1903–1986Male

    Mary Frances Coleman

    Female1905–1978Female

    Female1910–1998Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John William Adams

    Male1853–1916Male

    Mary Frances Fredrick

    Female1854–1932Female

siblings

(6)

    Eugene Clifford Adams

    Male1876–Male

    Female1877–1943Female

    Female1883–1960Female

    Jessie Lee Adams

    Male1884–Male

    Cora Alena Adams

    Female1887–1935Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

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.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wilmuth Coleman in household of Joe Coleman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Wilmath J Coleman in household of Joe Coleman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Wilmoth O Coleman in household of Joe T Coleman, "United States Census, 1930"

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