Laura Jean Adams

1934–2009 (Age 75)
Vance, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Laura Jean

When Laura Jean Adams was born on 12 January 1934, in Vance, North Carolina, United States, her father, Wesley Thaddeus Adams, was 30 and her mother, Alton Roosevelt Rooker, was 29. She married Morris Wheeler West on 3 December 1950, in Vance, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Henderson Township, Vance, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States in 2009. She died on 9 April 2009, in Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Oxford, Granville, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Jean Adams
Morris Wheeler West
Marriage: 3 December 1950

Spouse & Children

  • Female1934–2009Female

  • Morris Wheeler West


3 December 1950
Vance, North Carolina, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 1

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1935 · The Social Security Act

Age 1

This Act was created a basic right to a pension in old age, and insurance against unemployment.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 21

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Jean Adams in household of Wesley T Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura Jean Adams West, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Laura Jean Adams, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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