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Ralph Emerson Adams
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1883
Monroe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 1954
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Ralph's parents were Edgar L. Adams, b. May 24, 1861 in Monroe Co., IN. and d. Jun. 12, 1913 in Minden, Kearney Co., NE. &
Alta A. Strain, b. Aug. 19, 1943 in Minden, Kearney Co., NE.

Edgar L. Adams and Alta A. Strean/Strain marr. Sep. 12, 1882 in IN. They were the parents of Ralph E., David E., Maude E. and Grace.
*Note: Ralph's 48 yr. old father, a lawyer in legal practice and 46 yr. old mother were living in Minden Ward 2, Kearney, Nebraska with their 20 yr. old daughter, Grace Adams. They had been married for 27 years (and it was a first marriage for them both).

In the 1900 U.S. census, 16 yr. old Ralph E. Adams, b. Jun. 1883 in IN., was living in Minden, Kearney, NE. with his
39 yr. old father 'Edward (Edgar) L Adams, a district court judge, b. May 1861, b. in IN.
36 yr. old mother, Alta A., b. Aug. 1863 in IN.
14 yr. old brother, David E., b. Jun. 1885, b. in NE.
12 yr. old sister, Maud E., Aug. 1887, b. in NE.
10 yr. old sister, Grace Adams, Aug. 1889, b. in NE.
and a 23 yr. old boarder, George E. Sydenhan
Edward/Edgar and Alta marr. in 1883 and had been marr. for 17 years. Alta was the mother of four children, all of whom were still alive by the time of this census.

Ralph married first, Irene Kathryn Adams.
They had three children:
1) Grace Margaret Adams, b. Jul. 24, 1908 in NE. and d. Feb. 19, 1986 in Los Angeles, CA. Grace marr. Randolph Cephas Kirkbride.
2) Gwen Alta Adams
3) Leady Irene/June Adams, b. in Kearney, NE.

In the 1910 U.S. census, 26 yr. old R. E. Adams, b. 1884 in IN. was living in Minden Ward 1, Kearney, NE. with his
24 yr. old wife, Irene Adams and their
1 yr. 8 mth. old daughter, Grace M. (Margaret) Adams

In his Sept. 12, 1918 WWI Draft Registration card, 35 yr. old Ralph, a farmer, b. Jun. 24, 1883, was living in Minden, Kearney Co., NE. His nearest relative was his wife, Irene K. Adams. He was described as medium in height, with a stout build, brown eyes and black hair.

In the 1920 U.S. census, 36 yr. old widow, Ralph E. Adams, a farmer, b. abt. 1884 in IN., was living in Logan, Kearney, NE. with his
56 yr. old widowed mother, Alta A. Adams, b. in IN.
11 yr. old daughter, Grace Margaret Adams, b. in NE.
8 yr. old daughter, Gwen Alta Adams, b. in NE.
1 yr. old daughter, Leady Irene Adams, b. in NE.
20 yr. old domestic, Leah Morse, b. in NE.

By the 1930 U.S. census, 47 yr. old Ralph E. Adams was remarried to 34 yr. old Rebecca Adams, and they were living in Cowles, Webster, NE. with their
6 yr. old son, Ralph E. Adams
and 3 1/2 yr. old granddaughter, Shirley Sparks.

Ralph and Rebecca had a son, Ralph E. Adams Jr., b. Dec. 24, 1924 in NE. and d. Jul. 1960 
Family links: 
  Edgar L Adams (1861 - 1913)
  Alta Alice Strain Adams (1863 - 1943)
  Rebecca Hannah Jensen Adams (1895 - 1984)
  Irene Kathryn Boasen Adams (1885 - 1919)*
  Ralph Emerson Adams (1883 - 1954)
  David E Adams (1885 - 1958)*
  Maude Adams McHenry (1888 - 1964)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Ralph is buried with Rebecca H. Adams
Live Oak Memorial Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Created by: Chloé
Record added: Mar 11, 2011
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Ralph Emerson Adams
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