Mabel Claire Adams

17 February 1881–2 December 1969 (Age 88)
Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mabel Claire

When Mabel Claire Adams was born on 17 February 1881, in Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Robert Adams, was 26 and her mother, Alberta Charlotta Northington, was 21. She had at least 1 son with Mayborne Stanhope Watts. She lived in Dyersburg, Dyer, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Blytheville, Mississippi, Arkansas, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 December 1969, in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Shreveport, Caddo, Louisiana, United States.

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Mayborne Stanhope Watts
Mabel Claire Adams
Jack Northington Watts

Spouse and Children



    Jack Northington Watts


Parents and Siblings

    William Robert Adams


    Alberta Charlotta Northington




    William Leon Adams



World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 2

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.

Age 23

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mable C Adams in household of Will Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mabel Watts in household of William R Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mabel C Watts in household of William R Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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