Juanita Sue Pierce Augustus, daughter of Albert Reynolds Pierce and Emma Lou Pierce, was born Tulsa, Oklahoma. Ms. Augustus received her Bachelor of Arts from William Woods University. She has two sons: Christian Barrow Augustus and Scott David Augustus. Ms. Augustus is a current resident of Houston, Texas.

Mrs. Adamson is married to Mr. Vincent Cassel Adamson, Jr. The Adamsons have four children (Louise Gurkin Adamson Moore; Vincent Cassel Adamson, III; John Gurkin Adamson; and Kirkpatrick Perrow Adamson). She enjoyed a teaching career and now devotes her time to volunteer civic and charitable activities. The Adamsons reside in Richmond, Virginia.


  • National Gavel Society (President)
  • Order of the Crown in America (Chaplain; Registrar)
  • Order of the First Families of Virginia (Corresponding Secretary; Recording Secretary)
  • National Society Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century (Honorary President General)
  • Order of the Merovingian Dynasty (Charter Member; 2nd Vice President; Secretary)
  • Colonial Dames of America
  • National Society Daughters of the American Colonists (former National Chaplain and National Organizing Secretary)
  • National Society Children of the American Colonists (Honorary President General)
  • National Society Daughters of the Barons of Runnemede (Two-Term President)
  • National Society Americans of Royal Descent
  • Order of Three Crusades 1096-1192
  • Order of Descendants of Colonial Cavaliers
  • Order of the Monarchs of Rheims
  • Order of the Crown of Charlemagne in the United States of America
  • Cherokee Women's Pocahontas Club (Claremore, Oklahoma)