John Edward Adams

2 March 1903–24 July 1982 (Age 79)
Nelsonville, Athens, Ohio, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Adams was born on 2 March 1903, in Nelsonville, Athens, Ohio, United States, his father, Orla Benson Adams, was 22 and his mother, Maude Verity Humphrey, was 22. He lived in Nelsonville, York Township, Athens, Ohio, United States in 1940 and Hocking, Ohio, United States in 1982. He died on 24 July 1982, in Logan, Hocking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Connett, Athens, Ohio, United States.

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John Edward Adams
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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 3

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.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John E Adams in household of Benson O Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John E Adams in household of Benson Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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