Laura Josephine Adams

1886–1962 (Age 76)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Laura Josephine

When Laura Josephine Adams was born on 27 December 1886, in Tennessee, United States, her father, John Boyd Adams, was 20 and her mother, Sarah Anna Elizabeth Robertson, was 21. She married Daniel Clarence Hall on 13 May 1906, in Humphreys, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Civil District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 6, Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 14 December 1962, in New Hope, Madison, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Laura Josephine Adams
Daniel Clarence Hall
Marriage: 13 May 1906
Ida Elizabeth Hall
Edna Glenn Hall
Willie Josephine Hall
Erma Katherine Hall
Floy Daniel Hall
Daniel Clarence Hall Jr
John Davis Hall
Robert Louis Hall
Edward Bryan Hall

Spouse & Children

13 May 1906
Humphreys, Tennessee, United States


  • Female1907–1999Female

  • Female1909–1995Female

  • Willie Josephine Hall


  • Erma Katherine Hall


  • Floy Daniel Hall


+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • John Boyd Adams


  • Sarah Anna Elizabeth Robertson




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 9

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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 J Hall in household of Dan C Hall, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura J Hall in household of Daniel C Hall, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Adams, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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