Jetta Adams

1883–1955 (Age 72)
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jetta

When Jetta Adams was born on 28 February 1883, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, her father, Covy Adams, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Cordelia Large, was 17. She married James Edgar Kiser on 30 December 1907, in Lawrence, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Pemberton, Raleigh, West Virginia, United States in 1910 and Magisterial District 8, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 8 March 1955, in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Louisa, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jetta Adams
James Edgar Kiser
Marriage: 30 December 1907

Spouse & Children

30 December 1907
Lawrence, Kentucky, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Covy Adams


  • Sarah Cordelia Large




+3 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 9

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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)

  • Jettie Kiser in household of James E Kiser, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jettie Kiser in household of James E Kiser, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jetta Adams in household of Covey Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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