Sylvia Eloise Adams

13 September 1913–28 June 1994 (Age 80)
Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States

The Life of Sylvia Eloise

When Sylvia Eloise Adams was born on 13 September 1913, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, her father, John Quincy Adams, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Coleman, was 21. She married Thomas Cecil Bayless on 2 October 1935, in United States. She died on 28 June 1994, in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Parsons, Labette, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Cecil Bayless
Sylvia Eloise Adams
Marriage: 2 October 1935

Spouse and Children

2 October 1935
United States

Parents and Siblings



    Eunice Arietta Adams



    Nina May Adams


    Melvin L Adams


    Velma G Adams


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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

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.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 14

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

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 (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)

  • Sylvia E Adams in household of John Q Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sylvia Adams in household of Quincy Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Seylia E Adams in household of John Q Adams, "Kansas State Census, 1925"

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