Hattie Bell Adams

1896–1981 (Age 85)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Hattie Bell

When Hattie Bell Adams was born on 20 May 1896, in Alabama, United States, her father, Francis Columbus "Lum" Adams, was 36 and her mother, Nancy Caroline (Callie) Wright, was 34. She had at least 1 daughter with William Kenneth Reeder. She lived in Keener, Etowah, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Justice Precinct 1, Lamar, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 31 July 1981, in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Paris, Lamar, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hattie Bell Adams
William Kenneth Reeder
Lillie Pauline Reeder

Spouse & Children

  • Female1896–1981Female

  • William Kenneth Reeder




  • Lillie Pauline Reeder


Parents & Siblings



  • Milledge David Adams


  • Male1885–1963Male

  • Female1886–1972Female

  • Charles Louis Adams


  • Amanda Jane Adams


+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered

Age 5

"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 23

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Hattie Baker in household of Wallace Baker, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hattie B Adam in household of Francis Adam, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hattie Bell Adams Baker in entry for Helen L Jones, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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