Jesse Elmer " Mack" Adams

1907–1984 (Age 77)
Washington, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Jesse Elmer " Mack"

When Jesse Elmer " Mack" Adams was born on 25 January 1907, in Washington, Tennessee, United States, his father, Amos Byrd Adams, was 28 and his mother, Addie Jane Blakeley, was 22. He had at least 2 sons with Gladys Montieth Adams. He lived in Civil District 17, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 16, Washington, Tennessee, United States in 1920. He died on 15 May 1984, in Limestone, Washington, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Washington, Tennessee, United States.

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Jesse Elmer " Mack" Adams
Gladys Montieth Adams
Elmer Lynn Adams
Glennon Gail Adams

Spouse & Children



Parents & Siblings

  • Amos Byrd Adams


  • Addie Jane Blakeley




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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 2

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.

Age 22

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • Elmer Adams in household of Bird Adams, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer Adams in household of Byrd Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jessie Elmer Adams, "Find A Grave Index"

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