Jessee Benjamin " Shorty" Adams

1910–1990 (Age 80)
Scott, Virginia, United States

The Life of Jessee Benjamin " Shorty"

Jessee Benjamin " Shorty" Adams was born in 1910, in Scott, Virginia, United States as the son of Adams and ?. He died on 26 October 1990, at the age of 80.

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Adams
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Jessee Benjamin " Shorty" Adams
1910–1990

Parents & Siblings

  • Adams

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  • ?

    FemaleFemale

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World Events (3)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 0

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1910 · The Mann Act

Age 0

This Act makes engaging in transport of any woman for any immoral purpose, prostitution, illegal. Its primary intent was to address prostitution, immorality, and human trafficking, particularly where trafficking was for the purposes of prostitution.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 7

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.

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.

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