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William E Adams

  • Birth 7 Aug 1875 Louisiana, USA
  • Death 25 Feb 1939 Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Plot Cotton Field
  • Memorial ID 86952292

Louisiana Statewide Index lists a W. B. Adams with a birth year of 1874, a death date of 25 Feb 1939 in Caddo Parish. Certificate number 1771; Volume 4.

The son of Samuel O. Adams and his wife, Laura. Both Sam and William listed their occupation on the 1900 US Federal Census as tinners. They lived at 621 Edwards Street in Shreveport, Louisiana.

On the 1880 US Federal Census for Shreveport, Samuel's occupation was saloon proprietor and William was listed as Willie.

The Shreveport Times.
Monday, February 27, 1939
Page 14


Funeral services for W. E. Adams, 64, of 621 Edwards street, who died Saturday afternoon at his home, were held at 4 p.m. yesterday at the residence. The Rev. Wade H. Boggs, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, will officiate.

Burial was in Oakland cemetery under direction of McCook Brothers funeral home.

Mr. Adams was a member of a pioneer Shreveport family. Survivors include his mother, Mrs. Laurie Adams, and a sister.

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  • Created by: Scout Finch
  • Added: 18 Mar 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 86952292
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William E Adams (7 Aug 1875–25 Feb 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 86952292, citing Oakland Cemetery, Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Scout Finch (contributor 47112463) .