Roberta C. Adams

b. 27 September 1883, d. 4 May 1982

Roberta C Adams, 1883-
  • Roberta C. Adams was born on 27 September 1883 in Alabama.
  • James Robert Adams and Caroline Catherine Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, at 2921 Avenue I. Other members of the household included Roberta C. Adams, James Robert Adams Jr., Evelyn Blue Adams, Kathleen Adams and Robert Leslie Adams.
  • The following appeared on 29 March 1903 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Miss Evelyn Cook is visiting her cousins, Miss Estelle Mitchell and Miss Roberta Adams, in Birmingham.
  • The following appeared on 20 June 1907 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Miss Annie Howard Blue has returned from Birmingham where she has been visiting Miss Roberta Adams.
  • James Robert Adams and Caroline Catherine Cook appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, at 2921 Juniper Avenue. Other members of the household included Roberta C. Adams, James Robert Adams Jr., Evelyn Blue Adams, Kathleen Adams and Robert Leslie Adams. Note that Evelyn Blue Adams Meadow is enumerated with her family as an unmarried daughter although she married the previous year and is also enumerated with her husband in his parents' household.
  • The following appeared on 28 August 1914 in The Montgomery Advertiser: Miss Roberta Adams of Birmingham is an attractive guest who already has many friends in Montgomery, made on former visits, when she has been the guest of Mrs. Mary Blue and Miss Kate Blue and Mrs. Wiley Hill.
  • Caroline Catherine Cook appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, at 2921 Juniper Avenue. Other members of the household included Roberta C. Adams, James Robert Adams Jr., Robert Leslie Adams, Tom Beulah Burk and Kathleen Adams.
  • She was a kindergarten teacher, according to the 1920 census.
  • She married Joseph Willett Horn, son of James Adams Horn and Aline Herd, on 6 June 1923 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama. They had one child who died as an infant and is buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Lebanon, Wilson County, Tennessee..
  • James Adams Horn and Aline Herd appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Wilson County, Tennessee. Other members of the household included Roberta C. Adams, Joseph Willett Horn. Also in the household was one hired farm helper.
  • The following appeared on 25 June 1933 in The Birmingham News-Age-Herald: Mrs. Kate C. Adams, age 77, 2921 10th Ave., S., died at the residence at noon Saturday. She is survived by 3 daughters, Mrs. Burt M. Meadow, Mrs. Joe Horn and Mrs. Tom Burk; one step-daughter, Mrs. Theo Koenig; 2 sons, Leslie and James; one step-son, J. B. Adams. Funeral services will be held Sunday, 4 p.m. from the residence, 2921 10th Ave., S. Interment in Elmwood, Ridout directing.
  • Joseph Willett Horn and Roberta C. Adams appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Wilson County, Tennessee, at Horn Springs Road operating a summer resort hotel.. Other members of the household included Aline Herd. Also in the household was one male hotel servant. In 1935, Joe and his mother were living in the same house, and Roberta was living in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Roberta C. Adams became a widow at the 16 March 1947 death of her husband Joseph Willett Horn.
  • Robert A. Horn, widow of Joe W., appears in the 1950 and 1959 Birmingham city directories residing at 2900 Mountain Brook Parkway.
  • The SSDI lists Jefferson County, Alabama, as the last residence of record of Roberta C. Adams.
  • Roberta C. Adams died on 4 May 1982 at age 98.
  • She was buried at Elmwood Cemetery in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.
  • Last Edited: 3 Jul 2014

Family: Joseph Willett Horn b. 24 February 1894, d. 16 March 1947