William Eddie Adams

30 June 1925–9 May 2004 (Age 78)
Corinth, Williamson, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Eddie

When William Eddie Adams was born on 30 June 1925, in Corinth, Williamson, Illinois, United States, his father, Eddie Lee Adams, was 31 and his mother, Liddie Ethel Smith, was 23. He married Fay Smith on 14 August 1945, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 9 May 2004, in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Monroe, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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William Eddie Adams
Fay Smith
Marriage: 14 August 1945
David Smith Adams
Eddie Neal Adams

Spouse and Children

14 August 1945
San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1927 · Buckingham Fountain constructed

Age 2

Named after Clarence Buckingham, the Buckingham Fountain is one of the largest fountains in the world. The fountain was inspired by the Latona Fountain at the Palace of Versailles.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Eddie Adams, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Addie Adams in household of Ed L Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Eddie Adams in household of Edward L Adams, "United States Census, 1940"

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