Jessie St. John Adams

1894–1957 (Age 62)
Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Jessie St. John

When Jessie St. John Adams was born on 20 October 1894, in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, Gilmer Speed Adams, was 40 and her mother, Leticia Reed Robinson, was 36. She married Daniel MacDougald on 14 April 1917, in Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 29 June 1957, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Jessie St. John Adams
Daniel MacDougald
Marriage: 14 April 1917
Gilmer Adams McDougald
Daniel MacDougald

Spouse & Children

14 April 1917
Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


  • Gilmer Adams McDougald


  • Male1921–2000Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Gilmer Speed Adams


  • Leticia Reed Robinson




World Events (8)

1900 · Governor Shot

Age 6

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 12

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.
1912 · McCreary County Created

Age 18

Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.

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)

  • Jessie A Macdougald in household of Daniel Macdougald, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Mcdougald in household of Daniel Mcdougald, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie St John Adams in household of Gilmer S Adams, "United States Census, 1910"

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