James Cecil Adams

30 April 1914–3 July 1990 (Age 76)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of James Cecil

When James Cecil Adams was born on 30 April 1914, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, James Izatt Adams, was 28 and his mother, Ruby Batt, was 21. He married Mabel Leona Stevenson on 28 August 1936, in Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Weston Election Precinct, Franklin, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 3 July 1990, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Logan Cemetery, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Cecil Adams
1914–1990
Mabel Leona Stevenson
1918–2008
Marriage: 28 August 1936
LeGrand Adams
1939–1939
Kenneth B. Adams
1950–1950

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 August 1936Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 2
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
    1916 · No-Ni-Shee Arch
    Age 2
    The No-Ni-Shee Arch was a temporary archway near the intersection of Main Street and South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City. The archway was built in 1916 for the Wizard of the Wasatch festival. The name No-Ni-Shee was derived from a mythical American Indian Salt Princess. Her tears caused the Great Salt Lake to be salty. The arch was dedicated to her and sprayed with salt water so that salt eventually crystallized on Main Street. The Wizard’s carnivals enlivened Utah’s summers for several years. The last Wizard of the Wasatch carnival was held in 1916, on the eve of World War I.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.History: This surname was borne by two early presidents of the US, father and son. They were descended from Henry Adams, who settled in Braintree, MA, in 1635/6, from Barton St. David, Somerset, England. The younger of them, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) derived his middle name from his maternal grandmother's surname (see Quincy ). — Another important New England family, established mainly in NH, is descended from William Adams, who emigrated from Shropshire, England, to Dedham, MA, in 1628. James Hopkins Adams (1812–61), governor of SC, was unconnected with either of these families, his ancestry being Welsh; his forebears entered North America through PA.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Adam
    Addams

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    James Cecil Adams

    My father was the oldest in the family and worked along side of his father farming, until his father's health began to fail and he needed to run the farms on his own. He then moved a lot seeking a ca …

    Sources (29)

    • Adams, "Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914"
    • James Cecil Adams in household of James Izatt Adams, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Mr. James Cecil Adams, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"

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