Jessie W Adams

1914–2006 (Age 91)
Linneus, Aroostook, Maine, United States

The Life of Jessie W

When Jessie W Adams was born on 2 December 1914, in Linneus, Aroostook, Maine, United States, her father, George William Adams, was 38 and her mother, Lila Sarah Bragdon, was 32. She married Asa Hudson Roach on 30 June 1942, in Maine, United States. She lived in Presque Isle, Aroostook, Maine, United States in 1982. She died on 9 April 2006, in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Houlton, Aroostook, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jessie W Adams
Asa Hudson Roach
Marriage: 30 June 1942

Spouse & Children

30 June 1942
Maine, United States

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

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.
1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 3

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 Adams in household of William G Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie W Adams in household of William G Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie W Adams in household of Lela Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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