Jesse B. Adams

Brief Life History of Jesse B.

Jesse B. Adams was born in September 1849, in South Carolina, United States. He married Harriet Weatherly on 11 January 1875, in Robeson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Marlboro, South Carolina, United States in 1947. He died in Robeson, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse B. Adams
1849–
Harriet Weatherly
1848–
Marriage: 11 January 1875
Nancy Adams
1881–1933
Abner Job Adams
1888–1938
John Quincy Adams
1890–1947

Sources (15)

  • Jessie Adams, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Jessie Adams in entry for John Quincy Adams, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"
  • Jessie Adams, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1860

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and German (mainly northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In North America, this surname has absorbed cognates from other languages, e.g. Greek Adamopoulos , Serbian and Croatian Adamović (see Adamovich ), Polish (and Jewish) Adamski .

Irish and Scottish: adopted for McAdam or a Scottish variant of Adam , with excrescent -s.

History: This surname was borne by two early presidents of the US, father and son. They were descended from Henry Adams, who settled in Braintree, MA, in 1635/6, from Barton St. David, Somerset, England. The younger of them, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) derived his middle name from his maternal grandmother's surname (see Quincy ). — Another important New England family, established mainly in NH, is descended from William Adams, who emigrated from Shropshire, England, to Dedham, MA, in 1628. James Hopkins Adams (1812–61), governor of SC, was unconnected with either of these families, his ancestry being Welsh; his forebears entered North America through PA.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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