John Thomas Adams

1885–1963 (Age 78)
Alabama, United States

The Life of John Thomas

When John Thomas Adams was born in March 1885, in Alabama, United States, his father, Francis Columbus "Lum" Adams, was 25 and his mother, Nancy Caroline (Callie) Wright, was 23. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Molcie Owens. He lived in Keener, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in November 1963, in Hugo, Choctaw, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

John Thomas Adams
Molcie Owens
Eddie Adams
Leonard Franklin Adams
Clifford Adams
Doris Adams
Calvin Addams

Spouse & Children



  • Eddie Adams


  • Leonard Franklin Adams


  • Clifford Adams


  • Female1914–2001Female

  • Calvin Addams


Parents & Siblings



  • Milledge David Adams


  • Male1885–1963Male

  • Female1886–1972Female

  • Charles Louis Adams


  • Amanda Jane Adams


+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 3

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Etowah, Alabama, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

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)

  • J T Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John T Adam in household of Francis Adam, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Addams in entry for Calvin Addams, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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