Jesse Eldon Adams

1906–1959 (Age 52)
Lonoke, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jesse Eldon

When Jesse Eldon Adams was born on 19 December 1906, in Lonoke, Arkansas, United States, his father, Joseph Benjamin Adams, was 47 and his mother, Louella Baker Cope, was 38. He lived in Gum Woods Township, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 September 1959, in Lonoke, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in England, Lonoke, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Benjamin Adams
Louella Baker Cope
Ethel Adams
Ethel Linda Adams
Joseph Leslie Adams
William Ernest Adams
Joe B. Adams
Vera Gladys Adams
Cecil Adams
Jesse Eldon Adams

Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Benjamin Adams


  • Louella Baker Cope




  • Ethel Adams


  • Female1892–1955Female

  • Joseph Leslie Adams


  • Male1895–1978Male

  • Joe B. Adams


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 2

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 16

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

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 Adams in household of Joe B Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse O Adams in household of Joe B Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Eldon Adams, "Arkansas First Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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