Jesse Earl Adams

1889–1972 (Age 82)
Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States

The Life of Jesse Earl

When Jesse Earl Adams was born on 17 November 1889, in Chanute, Neosho, Kansas, United States, his father, Milton Lorenzo Adams, was 38 and his mother, Emma Elizabeth Mitchell, was 23. He married Christine Viola CHRISTENSEN on 18 July 1918, in Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Marion, Iowa, United States in 1935 and Nevada Township, Story, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 26 August 1972, in Gentry, Benton, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Jesse Earl Adams
Christine Viola CHRISTENSEN
Marriage: 18 July 1918
Gayle Frances Adams
Earl Deane Adams
John Carl ADAMS

Spouse & Children

18 July 1918
Nevada, Story, Iowa, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 15

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 23

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Jesse Adams in household of Milton Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse E Adams in household of Milton Adams, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jesse Adams, "United States Census, 1940"

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