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John Sevier Adams

  • Birth 21 May 1898
  • Death 19 Jun 1961
  • Burial Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 68178804

Name: John S Adams
Home in 1900: Civil District 2, Johnson, Tennessee
[Johnson, Tennessee]
Age: 2
Birth Date: May 1898
Birthplace: Tennessee
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Son
Father's Name: Charlie D Adams
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Name: Eliza A Adams
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Marital Status: Single
Household Members: Name Age
Charlie D Adams 35
Eliza A Adams 23
Judge B Adams 3
John S Adams 2
Elizabeth A Adams 66 (his grandmother)

Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee, Monday, June 19, 1961, page 9

John Sevier Adams, 63, died at his home, 402 East Sullivan St. He had been in declining health for about two years.

Born in Mountain City, he moved to Kingsport in 1917. He was owner of Modern Laundry, with which he had been connected for about 20 years. He was also employed at Kingsport Press for about 25 years before retirement.

He was a Navy veteran of World War I, a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, and Kingsport Masonic Lodge N. 688. He was also a member of the First Christian Church, and a direct descendant of John Sevier.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Beatrice Younce Adams; a son, Charles Arthur; his mother, Mrs. C. D. Adams; two brothers, J. B. and Woodrow; five sisters, Mrs. Paul Slaughter, Mrs. Otto Allen, Mrs. Daniel P. Buck, Miss Mary Ellen Adams, and Miss Elizabeth Adams; and four grandchildren, all of Kingsport.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, with Rev. Dr. L. Palmer Young and Rev. Herbert Stone officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

The body will remain at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home until one hour before services.

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  • Added: 10 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68178804
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Sevier Adams (21 May 1898–19 Jun 1961), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68178804, citing Oak Hill Memorial Park, Kingsport, Sullivan County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Crystal (contributor 47460587) .