James W. Adams[1]

Male 1814 - 1892  (77 years)


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  • Name James W. Adams 
    Born 14 Dec 1814  Warren County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1850  Old Town (South Side), McLean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: 36 
    Adams, James W. Family:  1850 U. S. Federal Census
    Adams, James W. Family: 1850 U. S. Federal Census
    James W., Lucinda (Hand), George T., Jesse, Barbara E. Adams
    Census 1860  Hamilton Township, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: 46 
    Adams, James W. Family:  1860 U. S. Federal Census
    Adams, James W. Family: 1860 U. S. Federal Census
    James W., Lucinda (Hand), George T., Jesse, Barbara E., Mary E., James W., Jr., Martha A. Adams
    Census 1870  Hamilton Township, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: 55 
    Adams, James W. Family: 1870 U. S. Federal Census
    Adams, James W. Family: 1870 U. S. Federal Census
    James W., Lucinda (Hand), James W., Jr., Martha A. Adams
    Census 1880  Hamilton Township, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    U. S. Federal Census 
    Age: 65 
    Adams, James W. Family:  1880 U. S. Federal Census
    Adams, James W. Family: 1880 U. S. Federal Census
    James W., Lucinda (Hand), James W., Jr., and Martha Adams
    Died 2 May 1892  Pleasant Hills Community, south of Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I1803  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 14 Jul 2007 

    Father Jesse I. Adams,   b. 1789, Brunswick County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1844, Old Town Township, McLean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Goodrum,   b. Between 1788 and 1792, Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 77 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1811  Greensville County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F646  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucinda Hand,   b. 1 Jan 1824, Sangamon County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1915, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1841  McLean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Adams, James and Lucinda (Hand) Adams
    Adams, James and Lucinda (Hand) Adams
    Parents of George T. Adams
    Children 
    +1. George Thomas Adams,   b. 7 Mar 1844, McLean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1912, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Jesse Adams,   b. 5 Apr 1846, McLean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Aug 1915, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +3. Barbara Elizabeth Adams,   b. 1849, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1891, Webster City, Hamilton County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)  [Birth]
     4. Mary Ellen Adams,   b. 17 Aug 1853, McLean County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1932, Los Angeles, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. James W. , Jr. Adams,   b. 3 Aug 1856, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Martha Ann Adams,   b. 15 Sep 1858, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933  (Age 74 years)
    Family ID F450  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    •        In the 1850 U. S. Federal Census, James W. Adams is a 36 year old, married male. He is a farmer; his real estate is valued at $1,000. He was born in Kentucky. He lives in Old Town (South Side), McLean County, Illinois with his wife, Lucinda, three children (George T., Jesse, Barbara E.) and Isaac M. Henry. It is not clear what the relationship of Isaac is to the rest of the family. Isaac was born in Ohio and has been attending school. [JasWA 01.]
             In the 1860 U. S. Federal Census, James Adams is a 46 year old, married male. He is a farmer; his real estate is valued at $4,000, his personal estate at $500. He was born in Kentucky. He lives in Hamilton Township, Hamilton County, Iowa, with his wife, Lucinda, three sons (George T, Jesse, James W.), and three daughters (Elizabeth, Mary, Martha). According to the information given, James does not read or write English. [JasWA 02.]
             In the 1870 U. S. Federal Census, James Adams is a 55 year old, white, married male. His wife is Lucinda. He lives with two children (James W, Martha) and his wife in Hamilton Township, Hamilton County, Iowa. He was born in Kentucky. He is a farmer; his real estate is valued at $3,500; his personal estate is valued at $2,100. According to the record, he is unable to write. He is a male citizen of the United States. [JasWA 03.]
             In the 1880 U. S. Federal Census, James Adams is a white, married, 66 year old male. He is a farmer who was born in Kentucky of parents who were both born in Virginia. He lives with his wife (Lucinda), a son (James W.), his wife (Martha), and an Eddie Case, a 12 year old, white, male boarder, in Hamilton Township, Hamilton County, Iowa. Eddie Case is single and going to school. He was born in Iowa; his mother was born in Illinois - that is all that is known. [JasWA 04.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S5869] James W. Adams household, 1850 U.S. census, McLean County, Illinois, Old Town (Southside), page 102, dwelling 191, family 1731; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 117. [JasWA 01].

    2. [S5870] James W. Adams household, 1850 U.S. census, McLean County, Illinois, Old Town (Southside), page 102, dwelling 191, family 1731; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 117. [JasWA 01] .

    3. [S5872] James W. Adams household, 1850 U.S. census, McLean County, Illinois, Old Town (Southside), page 102, dwelling 191, family 1731; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 117. [JasWA 01].

    4. [S5873] James Adams household, 1860 U. S. Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Hamilton Township, Webster City post office, p. 13, dwelling 123, family 109; National Archives micropublication M653, roll 323. [JasWA 02.].

    5. [S5874] James Adams household, 1870 U. S. Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Hamilton Township, page 256, dwelling 10, family 10; National Archives micropublication M593, roll 394. [JasWA 03.].

    6. [S5875] James W. Adams household, 1880 U. S. Census, Hamilton County, Iowa, Hamilton Township, p. 24D, dwelling 135, family 135; National Archives micropublication T9, roll 342. [JasWA 04.].

    7. [S5871] Schmidt, Charlotte, comp. (1994). Some Descendants of Jesse Adams, 1789-1844 and addenda of modified registers. Payton, CO: The compiler, p. 16. [JasWA 05.].

    8. [S7610] Schmidt, Charlotte, comp. (1994). Some Descendants of Jesse Adams, 1789-1844 and addenda of modified registers. Payton, CO: The compiler, p. 11 . [JessA 01.].

    9. [S7476] Schmidt, Charlotte, comp. (1994). Some Descendants of Jesse Adams, 1789-1844 and addenda of modified registers. Payton, CO: The compiler, p. 11. [JasWA 04.].


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