John J Adams

1 November 1888–31 July 1949 (Age 60)
Chesterfield, Virginia, United States

The Life of John J

John J Adams was born on 1 November 1888, in Chesterfield, Virginia, United States as the son of Thos Fracis Adams and Mary. He married Jessie Ola Grissom in 1908, in Vance, North Carolina, United States. He died on 31 July 1949, in Henderson, Vance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Henderson, North Carolina, United States.

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John J Adams
Jessie Ola Grissom
Marriage: 1908

Spouse and Children

Vance, North Carolina, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Thos Fracis Adams






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.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 6

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 18

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • John J Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John J Adams, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • John Joseph Adams, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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