Jesse Earl Adams

1893–1973 (Age 80)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Jesse Earl

When Jesse Earl Adams was born on 2 May 1893, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, Albert Adams, was 25 and his mother, Ada Drusilla Crabtree, was 20. He had at least 4 sons and 4 daughters with Martha Viola Laber. He lived in Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1935 and Upper Township, Lawrence, Ohio, United States in 1940. His occupation is listed as laborer, miner in Lawrence, Ohio, United States. He died on 13 June 1973, in Ironton, Lawrence, Ohio, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Pine Grove, Lawrence, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Earl Adams
Martha Viola Laber
Ruth Amelia Adams
Raymond Edward Adams
Ralph Joseph Adams
Lillian Mae Adams
Ollie James Adams
Carmen Viola Adams
Jesse Thurman Adams
Monica Ada Adams

Spouse & Children



  • Ruth Amelia Adams


  • Male1918–2000Male

  • Ralph Joseph Adams


  • Female1921–2007Female

  • Ollie James Adams


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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 · War with the Spanish

Age 5

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 23

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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 Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessee Adams in household of Albert Adams, "United States Census, 1900"

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