Jessie W Adams

1912–2009 (Age 96)
Bradley, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jessie W

When Jessie W Adams was born on 5 November 1912, in Bradley, Arkansas, United States, her father, William R Adams, was 35 and her mother, Ida Anna Neely, was 32. She married Lincoln Crockett Smiley on 13 August 1946. She died on 22 June 2009, in Warren, Bradley, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 96, and was buried in Warren, Bradley, Arkansas, United States.

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Jessie W Adams
Lincoln Crockett Smiley
Marriage: 13 August 1946

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  • Lincoln Crockett Smiley


13 August 1946

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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 10

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.

Age 29

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 R Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse Adams in household of William R Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Adams Smiley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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