Jesse Dudley Adams

1875–1953 (Age 77)
Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Jesse Dudley

When Jesse Dudley Adams was born on 8 August 1875, in Franklin, Georgia, United States, his father, Meade Anderson Adams, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann Davis, was 33. He married Myrtle H. Garner on 25 December 1898, in Franklin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Gumlog, Franklin, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Toccoa, Stephens, Georgia, United States for about 30 years. He died on 7 January 1953, in Stephens, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Toccoa, Stephens, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Dudley Adams
Myrtle H. Garner
Marriage: 25 December 1898
Edward Kyle Adams
Lou Ella Adams
Grace Azalea Adams
Edma Adams
Sarah Adams

Spouse & Children

25 December 1898
Franklin, Georgia, United States


  • Edward Kyle Adams


  • Female1901–1986Female

  • Female1904–1985Female

  • Edma Adams


  • Sarah Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • Meade Anderson Adams


  • Sarah Ann Davis




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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 18

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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 D Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jeslie D Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jess D Adams, "United States Census, 1940"

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