Jess William Adams

1908–1970 (Age 61)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Jess William

When Jess William Adams was born on 7 December 1908, in Arkansas, United States, his father, James Claudrous Adams, was 55 and his mother, Caroline Endres, was 36. He married Irene Opal Lewis on 3 July 1929, in Thurston, Washington, United States. He lived in Olympia, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1920 and Olympia Election Precinct 16, Thurston, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 24 April 1970, at the age of 61, and was buried in Tumwater, Thurston, Washington, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jess William Adams
Irene Opal Lewis
Marriage: 3 July 1929

Spouse & Children

3 July 1929
Thurston, Washington, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • James Claudrous Adams


  • Female1872–1958Female



  • Theodore Adams


  • Denea May Adams


  • Margaret R Adams


  • Male1908–1970Male

  • Male1910–1988Male

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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Women Gain the Right to Vote in Washington

Age 2

On November 8, 1910, Washington became the first state to allow women to vote. This event would lead to the long battle by women in all the states to fight for the right to vote. This would happen 10 years later.

Age 19

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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 Adams in household of James C Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jess W Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jassa Adams in household of J C Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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