John Jefferson Adams

1806–1878 (Age 72)
Williamson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John Jefferson

John Jefferson Adams was born on 30 September 1806, in Williamson, Tennessee, United States. He married Martha Gammill in 1829, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 27 December 1878, in Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Pleasant Grove Township, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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John Jefferson Adams
1806–1878
Martha Gammill
1812–1844
Marriage: 1829
William Edwin Adams
1830–1884
Eliza Jane Adams
1836–
John Andrew Adams
1844–1862
Elizabeth Ann Adams
1832–1919
Martha Jane Adams
1838–1914
John H Adams
1840–1840
Margaret Matilda Adams
1842–1926
John Wesley Adams
1844–1864

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1829
Tennessee, United States
children

(8)

  • William Edwin Adams

    Male1830–1884Male

  • Elizabeth Ann Adams

    Female1832–1919Female

  • Eliza Jane Adams

    Female1836–Female

  • Martha Jane Adams

    Female1838–1914Female

  • John H Adams

    Male1840–1840Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1818

Age 12

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 19

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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)

  • John J Adams, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • John J. Adams, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"
  • John J. Adams, "Find A Grave Index"

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