Jesse Dorman Adams

1893–1964 (Age 70)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jesse Dorman

When Jesse Dorman Adams was born in July 1893, in Kentucky, United States, his father, John W Adams, was 30 and his mother, Lucille Ellen Wells, was 26. He had at least 2 daughters with Melvinea Humphrey. He lived in Scott, Kentucky, United States in 1910. He died on 10 May 1964, in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Georgetown, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Dorman Adams
Melvinea Humphrey
Cornelia Mae Adams
Mary Ophelia Adams

Spouse & Children



  • Cornelia Mae Adams


  • Mary Ophelia Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • John W Adams


  • Lucille Ellen Wells




  • Benjamin Walker Adams


  • Male1893–1964Male

  • Mara Adams


  • Bertha Lee Adams


  • Iva Adams


World Events (8)

1900 · Governor Shot

Age 7

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.

Age 14

Oklahoma is the 46th state.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 19

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

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 D Adams in household of John W Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie D Adams in household of John W Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dorman Adams in entry for Edgar Howard Lovell and Ophelia Adams, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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