Laura K Adams

1910–1991 (Age 81)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Laura K

When Laura K Adams was born in 1910, in Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" Adams, was 27 and her mother, Lillie Mae Matney, was 23. She married Reece P Bishop on 3 March 1910, in Scott, Virginia, United States. She lived in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 11, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1940. She died on 10 November 1991, at the age of 81.

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Laura K Adams
Reece P Bishop
Marriage: 3 March 1910

Spouse & Children

  • Female1910–1991Female

  • Reece P Bishop


3 March 1910
Scott, Virginia, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Jefferson "Jeff" Adams


  • Lillie Mae Matney




  • Alice Nannie Adams


  • Male1905–1984Male

  • Callie V. Adams


  • Female1910–1991Female

  • Rosa L Adams


+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 0

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 7

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

Age 22

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Laura K Adams in household of Jeff Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura K Bishop in household of Reece P Bishop, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Bishop in household of Reece Bishop, "United States Census, 1940"

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