Jesse Eugene Adams

1892–1954 (Age 61)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Jesse Eugene

When Jesse Eugene Adams was born on 25 September 1892, in Georgia, United States, his father, Charles Elbridge Adams, was 38 and his mother, Tallulah Arvannah "Lula" Hilburn, was 23. He married Inez Crawley on 30 March 1913, in Fulton, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 8 February 1954, in Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia, United States.

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Jesse Eugene Adams
Inez Crawley
Marriage: 30 March 1913
Mildred Adams
Charles Eugene Adams
Francis Adams

Spouse & Children

30 March 1913
Fulton, Georgia, United States


  • Mildred Adams


  • Charles Eugene Adams


  • Francis Adams


Parents & Siblings



  • Frank Elbridge Adams Sr


  • Charles Gardner Adams


  • Male1892–1954Male

World Events (8)

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 1

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

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.

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)

  • Jesse Adams, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jesse E Adams, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jesse E Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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