Laura Jean Adams

1917–1969 (Age 51)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Laura Jean

When Laura Jean Adams was born on 20 December 1917, in Georgia, United States, her father, William Anderson Adams, was 40 and her mother, Ora Looney, was 36. She lived in Franklin, Georgia, United States in 1935 and Johnson City, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1969. She died on 24 September 1969, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Lavonia, Franklin, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Anderson Adams
1877–1940
Ora Looney
1881–1951
Mildred S Adams
1901–1984
Dwight Willard Adams
1903–1947
Mary Lou Adams
1904–1954
Benjamin Harold Adams
1906–1952
Tommie Ofalla Adams
1908–1989
William Walter Adams
1912–1994
Ora Doris Adams
1913–2000
Emily Sue Adams
1915–1995
Laura Jean Adams
1917–1969
Edward Kyle Adams
1920–1979
Jane Ann Adams
1923–2003

Parents & Siblings

  • William Anderson Adams

    Male1877–1940Male

  • Female1881–1951Female

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 5

The 19th Amendment, which allowed women the right to vote, was passed and became federal law on August 26, 1920. Georgia law prevented women from voting until 1922. The amendment wasn’t officially ratified until 1970.
1931

Age 14

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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 Adams in household of William Schorr, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Laura B Adams in household of W A Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura G Adams in household of William A Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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