Laura Jean Adams

1926–2009 (Age 83)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life of Laura Jean

When Laura Jean Adams was born on 5 May 1926, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, Myron Gustav Adams, was 29 and her mother, Hazel Ruth Wibirt, was 33. She died on 27 September 2009, in Sun Lakes, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 83.

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Laura Jean Adams
Lester Albert

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  • Female1926–2009Female

  • Gail Ruth Adams


World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1930 · The Tower City Center

Age 4

Originally known as the Cleveland Union Terminal, the Tower City Center was originally commissioned by the Van Sweringen brothers. At the time, it was the second-largest excavation project in the world after the Panama Canal. From 1930 until 1964, the 52-story Terminal Tower was the tallest building in North America outside of New York City.
1953 · The Southgate Shopping Center

Age 27

The Southgate Shopping Center was built as a part of a $17 million community development in the suburb of Maple Heights. The center held 86 stores, supermarkets, banks, residences, restaurants and a hotel. The Shopping Center has outlasted its biggest competitor in the area, Randall Park, and celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2015.

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)

  • Jean Adams in household of Myron Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jean Adams in household of Myron Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Jean Albert, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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