Laura Jeanette Adams

1919–2006 (Age 86)
Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Laura Jeanette

When Laura Jeanette Adams was born on 30 November 1919, in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Burton Wilson Adams, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Ann Cornwell, was 22. She married Kenneth James Bendure on 29 May 1942, in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Girard Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 15 April 2006, in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Jeanette Adams
Kenneth James Bendure
Marriage: 29 May 1942
Sara Lee Bendure
James Burton Bendure

Spouse & Children

29 May 1942
Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Age 1

Women are given the right to vote under the Nineteenth Amendment.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Jeanette Adams in household of Bert W Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jeanette Adams in household of Burt W Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura J Adams in household of Bert W Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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