Jessie Thelma Adams

1907–1978 (Age 71)
Pine Ridge, Shannon, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Jessie Thelma

When Jessie Thelma Adams was born on 4 January 1907, in Pine Ridge, Shannon, South Dakota, United States, her father, Joseph E. Adams, was 24 and her mother, Louisa (Laura) Charging, was 25. She married Fred Densmore Richardson on 7 April 1930, in Martin, Bennett, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Sheridan, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Township 35 Range 41, Shannon, South Dakota, United States in 1940. She died on 3 May 1978, in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Roseville, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States.

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Jessie Thelma Adams
Fred Densmore Richardson
Marriage: 7 April 1930
Jimmy Richardson
Ace Frederik Densmore Richardson
Carolyn Laverne Richardson
Louis Joseph Richardson
Thelma Joan Richardson
Donna Rose Richardson
Don Roy Richardson
Lyle Richardson
Jackie Rose Marie Richardson

Spouse & Children

7 April 1930
Martin, Bennett, South Dakota, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph E. Adams


  • Louisa (Laura) Charging




  • Ruddie Adams


  • Rudy Adams


  • Female1907–1978Female

  • Male1909–1992Male

  • Noah Adams


+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home

Age 7

Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.

Age 20

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 .)

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jessie Richardson in household of Fred Richardson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Adam in household of Joseph Adam, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie T Richardson in household of Joseph E Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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