Clifford Roe Adams

21 January 1913–9 June 1985 (Age 72)
Andalusia, Covington, Alabama, United States

The Life of Clifford Roe

When Clifford Roe Adams was born on 21 January 1913, in Andalusia, Covington, Alabama, United States, his father, Ernest A. Adams, was 21 and his mother, Ara Dora Driver, was 17. He lived in Straughn, Covington, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 16 Straughns Schoolhouse, Covington, Alabama, United States in 1930. He died on 9 June 1985, in Covington, Alabama, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Antioch Cemetery, Antioch, Bibb, Alabama, United States.

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Clifford Roe Adams
Alyne Cook

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    Ara Dora Driver





    Ivan Aufford Adams



    Ernest Gillam Adams


World Events (8)

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Age 1

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Age 19

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

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)

  • Clifford Adams in household of Ernest A Adams, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifford R Adams in household of Ernest A Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Clifford R Adams in entry for Leonard Edward Wade and Sherry Rohena Adams Ellison, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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