Jesse Carter Adams

1879–1979 (Age 99)
Danville, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jesse Carter

Jesse Carter Adams was born on 12 July 1879 as the son of Redmond Carter Adams and Catherine East. He had at least 3 daughters with Ella Maud Mattox. He lived in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Pigg River Magisterial District, Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 1 May 1979, in Danville, Virginia, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Highland Burial Park, Danville, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Carter Adams
Ella Maud Mattox
Gladys Fleetwood Adams
Arlethia Dorris Motley
Ruby Carter Adams

Spouse & Children



  • Gladys Fleetwood Adams


  • Female1910–2008Female

  • Ruby Carter Adams


Parents & Siblings

  • Redmond Carter Adams


  • Catherine East




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 15

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 27

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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"
  • Jessie C Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie C Adams, "United States Census, 1940"

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