Laura L Adams

1877–1951 (Age 74)
Dickson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Laura L

When Laura L Adams was born on 20 March 1877, in Dickson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Giles Adams, was 31 and her mother, Margaret Catherine Lamastus, was 32. She lived in Civil District 11, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 27 June 1951, in Logan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Russellville, Logan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Giles Adams
Margaret Catherine Lamastus
John D Adams
Asa D Adams
Lois W Adams
Laura L Adams
Eva Ada Adams
Henry Hartman Adams

Parents & Siblings

  • Giles Adams


  • Margaret Catherine Lamastus




  • John D Adams


  • Asa D Adams


  • Lois W Adams


  • Female1877–1951Female

  • Eva Ada Adams


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World Events (8)

1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 1

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 21

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Laura L Adams in household of Gills Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Laura Adams Adams, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"
  • Laura Mae Adams Adams, "Find A Grave Index"

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