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Adelaide Howell Adams
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Birth: Feb. 21, 1911
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1954
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Adelaide Howell, only child of Evan Park Howell, Jr. and the former Georgia Taylor Gaston, was born on the 21st of February 1911 in Atlanta, Georgia. Named for her paternal grandmother, Julia Adelaide [née Erwin] Howell; Adelaide had an older step-brother and step-sister who where from her mother's first marriage.

Adelaide attended local schools and was a graduate of Agnes Scott College with a degree in music. After making her debut into society at the Piedmont Driving Club, Adelaide became a soloist for the Paul Whiteman Orchestra in New York. (see article)

While living in New York, Adelaide met and married Paul Adams, bandleader of the Paul Adams Orchestra. No known children where born to this union. Adelaide sang on concert stages around the country and with the Metropolitan Opera.

Adelaide Howell Adams departed her life on the 26th of February 1954 in her 43rd year of her age. She was laid to rest beside her father, who had preceded her 20 years earlier.



 
 
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 Parents:
  Evan Park Howell (1881 - 1934)
  Georgia Taylor Gaston Dickinson (1877 - 1966)
 
 Siblings:
  Georgia Dickinson Wardlaw (1900 - 1986)**
  Gardner Edward Dickinson (1903 - 1972)**
  Adelaide Howell Adams (1911 - 1954)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Sec 5 Lot 4
 
Maintained by: GMG
Originally Created by: Joe Stoner
Record added: Mar 12, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106586173
Adelaide <i>Howell</i> Adams
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Adelaide <i>Howell</i> Adams
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Adelaide <i>Howell</i> Adams
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