Jessie Virginia Adams

1857–1944 (Age 87)
Russell, Alabama, United States

The Life of Jessie Virginia

When Jessie Virginia Adams was born on 17 January 1857, in Russell, Alabama, United States, her father, Jesse Lee Vaughn Adams, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Virginia Price, was 29. She married William Himes on 11 February 1881, in Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 9 February 1944, in Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Bushnell, Sumter, Florida, United States.

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Jessie Virginia Adams
William Himes
Marriage: 11 February 1881
Sarah Catherine Himes
Mary A. Himes
Alice M Himes
John Himes
Bessie M Himes
Francis Vann Himes
Lilian A. Himes
Lillian Amanda Himes
Carl Himes
Jesse Lee Himes

Spouse & Children

11 February 1881
Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States


  • Sarah Catherine Himes


  • Female1883–1954Female

  • Female1885–1983Female

  • John Himes


  • Female1887–1975Female

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Jesse Lee Vaughn Adams


  • Sarah Virginia Price




  • James Robert Adams


  • Charles Capers Adams


  • Mary Germelia Adams


  • Henry Koger Adams


  • George Malcomb Adams


+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 4

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 24

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 (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)

  • Jessie U Himes in household of William Himes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • J W Adams in household of J L Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Jose Virginia Himes in household of William Himes, "United States Census, 1900"

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