Jessie Adams

about 1913–1978 (Age 65)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Jessie

When Jessie Adams was born about 1913, in Georgia, United States, her father, Wylie Fruss Adams, was 41 and her mother, Lizzie Elizabeth Head, was 32. She lived in Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1935 and District 549, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1940. She died in 1978, at the age of 65, and was buried in Peachtree City, Fayette, Georgia, United States.

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Fred Harris
Jessie Adams

Spouse and Children

    Fred Harris



Parents and Siblings

    Wylie Fruss Adams


    Lizzie Elizabeth Head




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World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 0

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1922 · Women Granted the Right to Vote

Age 9

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.

Age 18

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 .)

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jessie Harris in household of Fred Harris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jessie Adams in household of Wylie F Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jessie Adams in household of Wylie F Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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