Laura Jane Adams

1881–1971 (Age 90)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Laura Jane

When Laura Jane Adams was born on 24 July 1881, in North Carolina, United States, her father, John Norman Tucker Adams, was 18 and her mother, Seddie Benfield, was 18. She married Enice Columbus Mitchell in 1900, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1935 and Sharpes Township, Alexander, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 9 December 1971, in Taylorsville, Alexander, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Rocky Springs United Methodist Church Cemetery, Hiddenite, Alexander, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Laura Jane Adams
Enice Columbus Mitchell
Marriage: 1900
Eliza Mitchel
Isabell S Mitchell
Vevia Mitchell
Perry Sylvester Mitchell
Peggy Luzina Mitchell
James Arthur Mitchel
Fred Burke Mitchell
Vera Mitchell
Ethel Mitchell
Winnie Faye Mitchell

Spouse & Children

North Carolina, United States


  • Eliza Mitchel


  • Isabell S Mitchell


  • Vevia Mitchell


  • Perry Sylvester Mitchell


  • Peggy Luzina Mitchell


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 16

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

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 Mitchell in household of Enos C Mitchell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lama J Mitchell in household of E Columbus Mitchell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Mitchell in household of Columbus Mitchell, "United States Census, 1920"

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