Laura Jestiny Adams

1879–1952 (Age 72)
Moniteau, Missouri, United States

The Life of Laura Jestiny

When Laura Jestiny Adams was born on 21 September 1879, in Moniteau, Missouri, United States, her father, John James Adams, was 33 and her mother, Martha Maria Apperson, was 21. She married John Walter Bodenhorn on 8 November 1900, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Stony Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 4 June 1952, in Lapel, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Laura Jestiny Adams
John Walter Bodenhorn
Marriage: 8 November 1900
Noble M. Bodenhorn
Russell Curtis Bodenhorn

Spouse & Children

8 November 1900
Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Male1846–1909Male

  • Martha Maria Apperson




  • John William Adams


  • Female1877–1951Female

  • Female1879–1952Female

  • Effie Ann Myrtle Adams


  • Minnie Bell Adams


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

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 3

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 21

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 Bodenhorn in household of Walter Bodenhorn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura Bodenhorn in household of Walter Bodenhorn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Bodenhorn in household of Walter Bodenhorn, "United States Census, 1920"

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