Lois Irene Adams

Female 1902 - 1964  (61 years)

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  • Name Lois Irene Adams 
    Born 16 Aug 1902  Oak,,Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Died 1964  Marfa, Alpine, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I572  Lipps Family
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2007 

    Family Sterling Patrick Dismukes,   b. 12 Jul 1906,   d. 2 Sep 1977, San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 5 Aug 1925 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ID: I2454 Name: Sterling Patrick DISMUKES Sex: M Birth: WFT Est. 1880-1905 Death: 1977 in Marfa, Alpine, Texas Note: Lois attended High School in Floresville, Wilson county Texas graduating in 1922. She took the state examination for a teaching certificate and taught three years at the Center Point School in Wilson county. After marrying Sterling they went to Slaton near Lubbock and farmed there two years. They then returned to Wilson county and farmed near the Center Point community. Sterling developed tuberculosis in the late 1930's. In an effort to improve his health they moved to west Texas and settled in Marfa. While there Lois did dressmaking to make a living. Sterling was unable to work for eleven years. It was only after his left lung was removed that he was able to resume working. Lois had breast surgery and after her recovery she attended college at Alpine. She received her B.A. and M.A. and was elected to an honor society. She spent the rest of her life teaching math at Marfa High School. She died following intestinal surgery in 1964.

  • Sources 
    1. [S627] Family Records: Adams, Lois Irene Birth, Census US Federal 1930 Texas Wilson, (Web Site), www.ancestry.com., Precinct 1, Wilson, Texas; Roll: 2412; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 122.0., 17 Apr 1930.

    2. [S651] Family Records: Adams, Lois Irene Birth/Death, One World Tree Community Tree, (Web Site), www.ancestry.com.