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Clark Armestead Adams
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Birth: Jan. 18, 1896
Coffee County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 8, 1942
Rutherford County
Tennessee, USA

Inscription "TN, PVT, 1 CL, 156 Depot Brig."

-burial record from ustenngenweb tombstone transcriptions project: Comments:[fa. John P; mo. May Clarke] [Here Begins a fenced in area]

Mr. Adams appears with his father John P. Adams (age 49) and mother Mary T. ? (age 40) in the 1900 census for Coffee County, TN., along with siblings Florie L.(b. sept. 1888), John P. (b. June 1980), Gladice T. (b. Aug. 1892), and Arther (b. May 1900).

In the 1910 census for Coffee County, Tn. the Adams family consists of John P. (age 55), wife Emma (age 38 from Mississippi), children John and Clark and servants Mattie France (age 30) and Willie France (age 8).

During the 1920 census for Coffee County, Tn. Mr.Adams is enumerated living in his brother's household John P. Adams Jr. and his brother's wife Lois along with their father John P. Adams (widowed, age 65, from North Carolina, parents from Virginia).

Mr. Adams registered for the WW1 draft in Manchester, Coffee County, Tn on 6-5-1917. He lists his occupation as a Jitney Driver (definition: A jitney driver is person who operates a public service vehicle through regular route operations, charters, and private carriage. The name is derived from the 1903 American slang where nickel or five cents which was charged on bus that carried passengers were referred to as jitneys. In Pittsburgh, USA jitney is used to describe to an unlicensed taxi.)His draft card describes his physical appearance as Tall, of medium build with blue eyes and dark brown hair.

Mr. Adams married Mary Johnson on 14 May 1927 in Bedford County, Tennessee.

In the 1930's Mr. Adams is living in his fathers household with his wife Mary and twin children Carl and Katherine in Coffee County, Tn. He appears with his Wife Mary and children Katherine and Carl during the 1940 census for Coffee County, Tn.

transcription of death certificate from

Name: Clark A. Adams
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 08 Nov 1942
Event Place: Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Age: 46
Birth Year (Estimated):
Birth Date: 18 Jan 1896
Birthplace: Manchester, Tenn.
Spouse's Name: Mrs. Mary Johnson Adams
Father's Name: John Pierce Adams
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name: Mrs. Mary Clark Adams
Mother's Birthplace:
Occupation: Clerk
Residence Place: Manchester, Tenn.
Burial Place: Manchester, Tenn.
Burial Date: 08 Nov 1942
Informant's Name:
Additional Relatives:
Digital Folder Number: 004184481
Image Number: 01160
GS Film number: 1876916
Reference ID: cn 23516

Father: John Pierce Adams
Mother: Mary or May Tommie Clark
Spouse: Mary Johnson
Siblings: John P. Adams Jr. (FAG id: 96890046) 
Family links: 
  John Pierce Adams (1854 - 1939)
  Mary Tommie Clarke Adams (1860 - 1900)
  Carl Austin Adams (1927 - 1952)*
  Georgia May Adams (1886 - 1886)*
  John P Adams (1892 - 1942)*
  Clark Armestead Adams (1896 - 1942)
  Marion Adams (1900 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
Manchester Cemetery
Coffee County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: F-551(tengenweb tombstone transcription plot id)
Created by: nora barton-carver
Record added: Nov 07, 2013
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Clark Armestead Adams
Added by: nora barton-carver
Clark Armestead Adams
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Clark Armestead Adams
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