Robert George Adams1

M, #5, b. 21 March 1911, d. 25 September 1981
Robert George Adams|b. 21 Mar 1911\nd. 25 Sep 1981|p5.htm|William M. Adams|b. Dec 1880\nd. 25 Sep 1950|p10.htm|Ethel Lee Ellis|b. 3 Oct 1880\nd. 7 Jan 1970|p11.htm|William Adams|b. Mar 1853\nd. b 1925|p3489.htm|Elizabeth Willson|b. c 1853\nd. b 1900|p3522.htm|George Ellis|b. 16 Mar 1848\nd. 24 Mar 1931|p3374.htm|Amy E. Parker|b. 15 Mar 1848\nd. 28 Sep 1897|p3451.htm|

Relationship=Father of Robert Lynn Adams.
Last Edited=22 Jan 2010
Robert George Adams in uniform between 15 Jul 1942 when commissioned and 20 May 1946 when he was appointed as a Captain
     Robert George Adams was born on 21 March 1911 at Centerville, Appanoose Co., Iowa.1,3 He was the son of William M. Adams and Ethel Lee Ellis.1,2

Robert George Adams was enumerated with William M. Adams as Robert G. Adams, son, on the Census of 1 June 1920. He is shown as age 8 and born in Iowa. He has attended school since September 1919.4

Robert George Adams completed grammer school on 20 January 1927 at Centerville, Appanoose Co., Iowa.

Robert George Adams began military service on 14 March 1932 at Centerville, Appanoose Co., Iowa, with the 168th Infantry, Iowa National Guard. He was promoted to Corporal 20 Feb 1934. He was honorably discharged by reason of expiration term of service on 13 March 1935. When enlisted, he was 20 years of age and a student. He had blue eyes, dk. brown hair, dark complexion and was five feet eleven inches in height.

He reenlisted as a Corporal, Company G, 168th Infantry, Iowa National Guard on 14 March 1935 at Centerville, Iowa. When he enlisted he was described as 24 years of age and a truck driver. He had blue eyes, black hair, dark complexion and was five feet eleven inches in height.

He was appointed as a First Lieutenant by the Governor of the State of Iowa on 15 July 1942. He was appointed Captain in the service of the Iowa State Guard on 20 May 1946.5

The Adams brothers played baseball and softball for many years.

His Social Security Number was 482-01-8116.6

Robert George Adams married Ida Ione Ashby, daughter of Howard Ray Ashby and Fannie Bills, on 15 January 1941 at Unionville, Putnam Co., Missouri, when he was 29.7

Robert George Adams ended military service after 20 May 1946 at Centerville, Appanoose Co., Iowa.8,5,9,10,11

Robert George Adams was retired on 28 February 1977 at Newton, Jasper Co., Iowa, from the Maytag Company after 21.8 years.12

Robert George Adams died on 25 September 1981 at Medical City Hospital, Dallas, Dallas Co., Texas, at age 70 years, 6 months and 4 days.13,12,14 He was buried Red Oak Cemetery, Red Oak, Ellis Co., Texas, 32.501892~-96.811922, To see others buried at the same cemetery, go to the preceeding link for Red Oak *Cemetery.12

A death certificate was filed on 2 October 1981 for Robert George Adams. Ida Ione Ashby was shown as his spouse. William M. Adams was shown as his father. Ethel Lee Ellis was shown as his mother.13

Citations

  1. [S9] Robert George Adams entry, Birth Certificate (18 Dec 1942).
  2. [S1] 1920 US Census Population Schedule, Appanoose Co., IA.
  3. [S470] SSDI, Rootsweb online. (ROBERT ADAMS, SSN 482-01-8116, issued in the State of Iowa, birth listed as 21 Mar 1911, death listed as Sep 1981. Last residence Waxahachie, Ellis, TX, last benefit (none specified). Accessed by Robert L. Adams on 29 Apr 2006.).
  4. [S1] 1920 US Census Population Schedule, Appanoose Co., IA, Entry 489 / 500 for 509 East (unreadable).
  5. [S4] Robert G. Adams, Military Discharge.
  6. [S470] SSDI, Rootsweb online. (ROBERT ADAMS, SSN 482-01-8116, issued in the State of Iowa, birth listed as 21 Mar 1911, death listed as Sep 1981. Last residence Waxahachie, Ellis, TX, last benefit (none specified). Accessed by Robert L. Adams on 29 Apr 2006..).
  7. [S218] Marriage Certificate of Robert G. Adams and Idah Ashby: The license was issued by the Recorder of Deeds, Putnam Co., Missouri. The marriage was performed the same day by J. Roy Jones, Justice of the Peace. Witnesses were Lavena Azzaline and Claude R Bever.
  8. [S3] Robert G. Adams, Military Discharge.
  9. [S5] Robert G. Adams, National Guard Promotion.
  10. [S6] Robert G. Adams, First Lieutenant.
  11. [S7] Robert G. Adams, Appointment as Captain.
  12. [S11] Personal Knowledge of Robert Lynn Adams.
  13. [S722] Robert George Adams, Death Certificate.
  14. [S470] SSDI, Rootsweb online. (ROBERT ADAMS, SSN 482-01-8116, issued in the State of Iowa, birth listed as 21 Mar 1911, death listed as Sep 1981. Last residence Waxahachie, Ellis, TX, last benefit (none specified). Accessed by Robert L. Adams on 29 Apr 2006 .).
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