Jesse Eugene Adams

1897–1978 (Age 81)
Morven, Anson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jesse Eugene

When Jesse Eugene Adams was born on 16 November 1897, in Morven, Anson, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Cameron Adams, was 42 and his mother, Sarah Frances Deese, was 38. He married Ruth B. Brigman on 25 November 1922, in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Hillsborough, Florida, United States in 1935 and Election Precinct 54, Hillsborough, Florida, United States in 1940. He died on 1 December 1978, in Bloomingdale, Hillsborough, Florida, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bloomingdale, Hillsborough, Florida, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Eugene Adams
1897–1978
Ruth B. Brigman
1902–1984
Marriage: 25 November 1922
Anne Mae Adams
1921–1997
Emma Louise Adams
1924–
Edward Everett Adams
1927–
Minnie Ruth Adams
1929–1998
Howard Benton Adams
1931–2009
Donald Ray Adams
1939–1989
Vernon Lee Adams
1944–1989

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
25 November 1922
Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Thomas Cameron Adams

    Male1855–1931Male

  • Sarah Frances Deese

    Female1859–1938Female

siblings

(6)

  • James Irvin Adams

    Male1882–1930Male

  • Annie J. Adams

    Female1884–1904Female

  • Henry Franklin Adams

    Male1886–Male

  • Minnie Adams

    Female1889–Female

  • Female1895–1978Female

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1898 · Florida Involvement in Spanish-American War

Age 1

Florida played a critical role during the Spanish-American War. The port of Tampa saw the arrival of over 30,000 troops; this traffic resulted in the small town experiencing massive growth and becoming a city. Cuban-Americans across the state also helped with raising money and support for the war.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Jessie E Adams in household of Thomas C Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Adams in household of Thomas C Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jessie Adams in household of Thomas C Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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