Jessie Sanford Adams Jr.

1923–1955 (Age 32)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Jessie Sanford

When Jessie Sanford Adams Jr. was born in 1923, in Alabama, United States, his father, Jessie Sanford Adams Sr., was 37 and his mother, Bessie Ida Lee, was 29. He married Elouise Smith on 25 May 1940, in Etowah, Alabama, United States. He lived in Albertville, Marshall, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 21 Short Creek, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 7 April 1955, in Gadsden, Etowah, Alabama, United States, at the age of 32.

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Jessie Sanford Adams Jr.
Elouise Smith
Marriage: 25 May 1940

Spouse & Children

25 May 1940
Etowah, Alabama, United States

Parents & Siblings



  • Lola Mae Adams


  • Female1912–1985Female

  • Ludie Lee Adams


  • Georgia Adams


  • Ruby Adams


+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 0

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 0

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.

Age 9

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Adams in household of Samuel J Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • J S Adams Jr. in household of J S Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie Sanford Adams, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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