Jessie Woodrow Adams

1912–2008 (Age 95)
Warren, Bradley, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jessie Woodrow

Jessie Woodrow Adams was born on 5 November 1912, in Warren, Bradley, Arkansas, United States as the daughter of Ida Anna Neely. She died on 22 January 2008, in her hometown, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Ida Anna Neely
1880–1966
Ruby (Pearl?) Adams
1906–1998
Jennings Bryan Adams
1911–1998
Jessie Woodrow Adams
1912–2008

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World Events (3)

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.
1913 · The Seventeenth Amendment

Age 1

The Seventeenth Amendment allows the people of each state to elect their own Senators instead of having the state legislature assign them.
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.

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.

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