Jesse Enoch Adams

1895–1970 (Age 74)
Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jesse Enoch

When Jesse Enoch Adams was born on 23 April 1895, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, Israel Jesse Adams, was 29 and his mother, Rachel Virginia Craft, was 27. He married Anna Brown on 16 July 1912, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Bloomington, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 14 January 1970, in Boyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74.

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Jesse Enoch Adams
Anna Brown
Marriage: 16 July 1912
Flossie Adams
Curt Adams
Barbara Brownie Adams
Eddith Adams

Spouse & Children

16 July 1912
Magoffin, Kentucky, United States


  • Flossie Adams


  • Curt Adams


  • Barbara Brownie Adams


  • Eddith Adams


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeste E Adams in household of Izrael J Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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