Bennett B Adams

7 March 1917–26 November 1995 (Age 78)
Magoffin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Bennett B

When Bennett B Adams was born on 7 March 1917, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Adams, was 23 and his mother, Wanna B Cooper, was 21. He married Evelyn Williams on 11 May 1940, in Magoffin, Kentucky, United States. He lived in Flat Fork, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1920 and Magisterial District 2, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 26 November 1995, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Lickburg, Magoffin, Kentucky, United States.

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Bennett B Adams
Evelyn Williams
Marriage: 11 May 1940

Spouse and Children


    Evelyn Williams


11 May 1940
Magoffin, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Adams





World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Age 17

Historical Boundaries - 1934: Magoffin, Kentucky, United States

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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 .)

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Bennet Adams in household of B F Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bennett B Adam in household of Ben F Adam, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bennett Adams in household of Benjamin F Adams, "United States Census, 1920"

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