Zella Lucy Adkisson

1915–2004 (Age 88)
Frontier, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Zella Lucy

When Zella Lucy Adkisson was born on 28 January 1915, in Frontier, Nebraska, United States, her father, John Andrew Adkisson, was 31 and her mother, Mabel A Adkisson, was 30. She married Julian Herbert Messersmith on 28 September 1932, in Farnam, Dawson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Horrell Election Precinct, Frontier, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 1 January 2004, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Farnam Cemetery, Frontier, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Zella Lucy Adkisson
Julian Herbert Messersmith
Marriage: 28 September 1932
Keith Messersmith
Shirley Messersmith

Spouse & Children

28 September 1932
Farnam, Dawson, Nebraska, United States


  • Keith Messersmith


  • Shirley Messersmith


Parents & Siblings



  • J Cecil Adkisson


  • Female1905–1981Female

  • Ellis A Adkisson


  • Earl A Adkisson


  • Female1909–1993Female

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.

Age 2

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Age 26

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Reduced form of English Adkinson .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Zella L Messersmith in household of Herbert Messersmith, "United States Census, 1940"

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