Myrtle Miracle

8 October 1914–9 August 1991 (Age 76)
Bell, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Myrtle

When Myrtle Miracle was born on 8 October 1914, in Bell, Kentucky, United States, her father, Charley Baylor Miracle, was 40 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Durham, was 39. She married Willie "Bill" Adams on 7 August 1933, in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 August 1991, in Stanford, Lincoln, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Lincoln, Kentucky, United States.

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Willie "Bill" Adams
Myrtle Miracle
Marriage: 7 August 1933
Evelyn Louise Adams
William Garvin "Dooney" Adams
Garland Wayne Adams

Spouse and Children

    Willie "Bill" Adams



7 August 1933
Lincoln, Kentucky, United States


    Evelyn Louise Adams


    William Garvin "Dooney" Adams


    Garland Wayne Adams


Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

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.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 12

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.
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

1 Southern French (Occitan) and Catalan: from the Marian name Mare de Déu del Miracle, or nickname from miracle ‘miracle’, ‘wonder’ (Latin miraculum), applied perhaps to someone who had had a miraculous escape from death or disaster.2 Variant of Maracle .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Myrtle Miracle in household of C B Miracle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Myrtle Miracle in household of Charlie B Miracle, "United States Census, 1920"

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