William Bright
Mary Ellen Beacher
George Thomas Adams
(Abt 1881-)
Carrie Bright
John Jacob Adams


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John Jacob Adams 1 2

  • Born: 7 May 1908, Saint Clair, Schuylkill, PA 1 2

   FamilySearch ID: LYK1-L1L.

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1910 in New Castle, Schuylkill County, PA. 1 3 The 1910 census recorded Thomas Adams, insurance agent, 28, living with wife Carrie, 21; son John J., 2; and son Harry E., 1 month old when the census was recorded on 20 Apr 1910. Thomas and his parents were born in England and he immigrated in 1904 in Pennsylvania. Carrie and her parents and her children were born in Pennsylvania. Carrie and Thomas were married for 3 years and she had birthed 2 children both alive in 1910. Next door is Carrie's grandparents, Jacob and Angeline Beacher.

2. Census in 1920 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 4 The 1920 census recorded renting on Harley Avenue: Walter Van Camp, occupation rigger, 35, living with wife Carrie, 27; daughter Caroline, 1; and step-children John Adams, 11; Harry Adams, 9; Charlie Adams, 7; and Victoria Adams, 4. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania, except the Adam's children's father was born in England.

3. He was described as 5'7" 145lbs, blue eyes, brown hair, dark complexion in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2

4. Residence: in 1940 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. 2


1 Ancestry.com, Pennsylvania, U.S., Birth Certificates, 1906-1914, Birth Certificate 81617. John Jacob Adams. Born 7 May 1908 in St. Clair. Father Thomas Adams, residence Philadelphia. Mother Caroline Bright, residence St. Clair.

2 Ancestry.com, U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), John Jacob Adams, b. 3 May 1907.

3 1910 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGDB-LNT Thomas Adams, New Castle, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 50, sheet 6A, family 107.

4 1920 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MF1L-N5Q Walter Van Camp, Philadelphia Ward 40, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; citing ED 1479, sheet 7B, line 96, family 156.

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