Phonesia Alice "Nettie" Pelletier

22 January 1892–13 February 1985 (Age 93)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Phonesia Alice "Nettie"

When Phonesia Alice "Nettie" Pelletier was born on 22 January 1892, in North Carolina, United States, her father, William Thomas Pelletier, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Tolson, was 30. She married George Washington Adams on 22 November 1916, in Morehead City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Morehead Township, Carteret, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years. She died on 13 February 1985, in Morehead City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Morehead City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Adams
1891–1966
Phonesia Alice "Nettie" Pelletier
1892–1985
Marriage: 22 November 1916
George William Adams
1917–1960
Clarence Dalton Adams
1923–1994

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 November 1916
Morehead City, Carteret, North Carolina, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    William Thomas Pelletier

    Male1858–1933Male

    Elizabeth Tolson

    Female1861–1918Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 5

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a fur trader, from Old French pelletier (a derivative of pellet, diminutive of pel ‘skin’, ‘hide’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nettie P Adams in household of George W Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nettie A Adams in household of George W Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nettie A Adams in household of George W Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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