Gladys Kate Adams

16 April 1907–3 December 1986 (Age 79)
West Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Gladys Kate

When Gladys Kate Adams was born on 16 April 1907, in West Virginia, United States, her father, Pvt John Washington Adams, was 48 and her mother, Cornelia W Webb, was 39. She lived in Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3, Letcher, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 3 December 1986, in Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mayking, Letcher, Kentucky, United States.

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Pvt John Washington Adams
Cornelia W Webb
Ida Webb Adams
Townsel Carlisle Adams
Carrie Falsam Adams
Wiley John Adams
Betsy Main Adams
Edward Nolan Adams
Gladys Kate Adams
Colonel Marcus Webb Adams SR

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
Age 1
Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1912 · McCreary County Created
Age 5
Named after James B. McCreary a Confederate war hero and two time Governor of Kentucky McCreary County was created in 1912.
Age 22
13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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 .)

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

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Sources (9)

  • Gladys Adams in household of J Wash Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Adams in household of J Wash Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys Adoms in household of Washington Adoms, "United States Census, 1910"

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