Sydney Athea Adams

1909–1985 (Age 76)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Sydney Athea

When Sydney Athea Adams was born in 1909, in Alabama, United States, her father, James Allen Adams, was 28 and her mother, Ella Nancy Hubbard, was 25. She lived in Election Precinct 1 Jasper, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1985, in Tyler, Smith, Texas, United States, at the age of 76.

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James Allen Adams
Ella Nancy Hubbard
Annie Lillian Adams
Sydney Athea Adams

Parents and Siblings


    Ella Nancy Hubbard




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 0

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1912 · Alabama Equal Suffrage Association Formed

Age 3

The Alabama Equal Suffrage Association was founded in Birmingham to fight for the voting rights of white women.

Age 20

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Sidney A Adams in household of James A Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sidney Adams in household of James A Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sydney A Adams in household of James A Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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