Jesse Clarence Adams

1897–1975 (Age 78)
Bradley, Grady, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Jesse Clarence

When Jesse Clarence Adams was born on 17 February 1897, in Bradley, Grady, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Charles A Adams, was 30 and his mother, Lucinda Emaline Holder, was 22. He married Ruby F. Layne on 31 July 1920, in Grady, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Harrison Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States in 1910 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. He died on 24 June 1975, in San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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Jesse Clarence Adams
Ruby F. Layne
Marriage: 31 July 1920
Earl Adams
Maxine Adams

Spouse & Children

31 July 1920
Grady, Oklahoma, United States


  • Earl Adams


  • Maxine Adams


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 21

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

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)

  • Jess Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jess Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie C Adams in household of Charley Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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