Maetta Adams (1914 - 1975)

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Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida

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Hattie Sainsbury Border Card

Hattie Sainsbury Border Card

Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury Family

Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury Family

Sammie Adams

Sammie Adams

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Juanita, Elsie and Hazel Moore

Elsie and Robert Moore and Ella Gentry

Elsie and Robert Moore and Ella Gentry

The Adams Family

The Adams Family

Brian Adams

Brian Adams

Mose Adams

Mose Adams

John and Abigail Adams

John and Abigail Adams

Elma Josephine Harrison Adams

Elma Josephine Harrison Adams

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Mabel Elsie Pate Adams Hattie Sainsbury Border Card Hattie (Adams) Sainsbury Hattie M (Adams) Sainsbury

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1914 - In the year that Maetta Adams was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1941 - At the age of 27 years old, Maetta was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1969 - Maetta was 55 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

1972 - At the age of 58 years old, Maetta was alive when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

1975 - In the year of Maetta Adams's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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Maetta Adams died in August 1975 at 60 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Maetta. Maetta was born on August 29, 1914. We are unaware of information about Maetta's immediate family. We know that Maetta Adams had been residing in Winter Haven, Polk County, Florida.

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