Alexander Adams

7 November 1888–3 October 1959 (Age 70)
Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Alexander

When Alexander Adams was born on 7 November 1888, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, Daniel Breck Adams, was 39 and his mother, Nancy Adams, was 28. He married Ida Hampton on 20 October 1909, in Letcher, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 2, Knott, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 3 October 1959, in Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Horse Mill Point Cemetery, Letcher, Letcher, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Adams
Ida Hampton
Marriage: 20 October 1909
Estill Adams
Eddie Adams
Nola Adams
Vance Adams
Vaultie Adams
Coman Adams
Truenetta Adams

Spouse and Children

20 October 1909
Letcher, Kentucky, United States


    Estill Adams


    Eddie Adams




    Vaultie Adams


+2 More Children

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+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 4

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 19

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Alaxander Adams in household of Daniel Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alexander Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Alex Adams, "United States Census, 1940"

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