Jesse Cleveland Adams

1885–1966 (Age 80)
Parke, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jesse Cleveland

When Jesse Cleveland Adams was born on 13 June 1885, in Parke, Indiana, United States, his father, Albert Thomas Adams, was 34 and his mother, Martha Catherine Lewis, was 31. He had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Lillian May Hartman. He lived in Raccoon Township, Parke, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died about January 1966, in Parke, Indiana, United States, at the age of 80.

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Jesse Cleveland Adams
Lillian May Hartman
Harold Henry Adams
Irene Floris J Adams
Mildred Adams

Spouse & Children



  • Harold Henry Adams


  • Irene Floris J Adams


  • Mildred Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1850–1943Male

  • Martha Catherine Lewis




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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 21

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Jessie C Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse C Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jesse Adams in household of Albert T Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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