Jesse Carl Adams

1891–1972 (Age 81)
Washington Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States

The Life of Jesse Carl

When Jesse Carl Adams was born on 26 April 1891, in Washington Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States, his father, Levi Adams, was 44 and his mother, Mary Jane King, was 32. He married Katherine Elenora Spiesz on 25 August 1912, in Bedford, Taylor, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 5 Southwest Newberg, Yamhill, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 9 November 1972, in Umatilla, Oregon, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Carl Adams
Katherine Elenora Spiesz
Marriage: 25 August 1912
Ruth Julia Adams
Leland Orville Adams
Carl Levi Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1891–1972Male

  • Katherine Elenora Spiesz


25 August 1912
Bedford, Taylor, Iowa, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Levi Adams


  • Mary Jane King




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 7

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • Jesse C Adann in household of Levie Adann, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jess C Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jess C Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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