Laura Josephine Adams

1878–1955 (Age 77)
Hampton, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Laura Josephine

When Laura Josephine Adams was born on 31 August 1878, in Hampton, South Carolina, United States, her father, Christopher Columbus Adams, was 34 and her mother, Frances Susan Ard, was 31. She married Henry Elias Nettles in 1895, in Hampton, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Colleton, South Carolina, United States in 1910 and Pocotaligo Township, Jasper, South Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 21 September 1955, in Crocketville, Hampton, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Gooding Cemetery, Crocketville, Hampton, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Josephine Adams
Henry Elias Nettles
Marriage: 1895
Viola Irene Nettles
Vonlee Calvin Nettles
Maude Ethel Nettles
Herman Nettles
Grover Virgil Nettles
Henry Grady Nettles

Spouse & Children

Hampton, South Carolina, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • Christopher Columbus Adams


  • Frances Susan Ard




  • James Franklin Adams


  • Walter Adams


  • Female1878–1955Female

  • William H Adams


  • Female1882–1949Female

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 22

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Laura Adams in household of Christopher Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Josephine Nettles in household of Henry E Nettles, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jophsein Cook in household of Ben W Cook, "United States Census, 1920"

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