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Descendants of George Adams I

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Generation No. 1

1. George Adams I died 1802 in Rockingham, NC. He married Unknown Unknown. Not much is known about our first known ancestor. The most we know is from the land he purchased in Rochingham Co., NC. and the will he left in 1802 naming his children. The will list the following children: William Adams; James Adams; George Adams; Thomas Adams; Peggy Wisnor, Francis Adams and grandsons; James Adams and Person Adams.

Children of George Adams and Unknown Unknown are:

Generation No. 2

2. Thomas2 Adams (George1) was born in Rockingham Co., NC ??, and died Abt.1799 in Davidson Co., TN. He married Ann Vaughn, daughter of David Vaughn and Sarah Unknown.

Children of Thomas Adams and Ann Vaughn are:

6. Peggy2 Adams (George1). She married Henry Wisner, Sr.

Generation No. 3

11. Nancy3 Adams (Thomas2, George1) was born 1787. She married George Washington Waters.

12. Daniel3 Adams (Thomas2, George1) was born June 30, 1790 in NC, and died in Hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt.. He married Susannah Fielder April 10, 1811 in Williamson Co., TN ). After his father died, Daniel, at age 12 yrs. of age, and a brother was bounded out to Alexander Smith. Alexander Smith was to teach them the trade of hattery and teach them to read and write English and arithmetic as far as the rule of three, and give them $7. and a suit of clothes at the expiration of their term. He married Susannah FIELDER in Williamson Co. TN on 10 April 1811 with William P. Harrison as a witness and James Wisenor as bondsman. On Jan. 31, 1818 Daniel enlisted in the Andrews Co., 2nd. Regiment, Volunteer Mounted Gunmen, West Tenn. and served in the Seminole Indian War under Capt. T. B. Andrews and 2nd. Col. Thomas Williamson. He was mustered out at Columbia, TN on June 30, 1818. Daniel later moved to Lauderdale Co. Al. and than up the river to Hardin Co. TN by 1836. Daniel died sometime after the census of 1860 and is buried in Lebanon Cemt. near Sardis, TN His grave is marked by a military tombstone. (This tombstone originally read: Daniel Adams Andrews; however, Andrews was the name of the company he served in and some how when the tombstone was issued the name was inscribed in error. This has now been corrected by the Veterans Administration and a new tombstone now marks Daniel's grave.) (click to read about the Forgotten Soldiers)

Children of Daniel Adams and Susannah Fielder are:

15. Henry3 Wisner , Jr. (Peggy2 Adams, George1) died November 27, 1814. He married Nancy Low February 13, 1810 in Williamson Co., Tnn..

Generation No. 4

34. George4 Adams IV (Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1820 in Lauderdale Co., Al., and died November 21, 1901 in Hardin Co., TN. He married Nancy Willis March 12, 1846, daughter of Archiabald Willis and Susannah Unknown.

Children of George Adams and Nancy Willis are:

37. William C.4 Adams (Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born 1837 in TN. He married Mamie Willis.

Children of William Adams and Mamie Willis are:

Generation No. 5

106. Reece5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born December 14, 1846, and died August 18, 1899 in Bolivar, TN. He married Sarah M. Johnson Abt. 1870, daughter of John Johnson and Martha Spate.

Child of Reece Adams and Sarah Johnson is:

110. Arch Willis5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born March 12, 1854 in Hardin Co., TN, and died June 06, 1933 in Dyersburg, Dyer Co., TN. He married (1) Nancy B. Spencer April 15, 1875 in Hardin Co., TN. He married (2) Ester Lee Joyner March 08, 1917.

Children of Arch Adams and Nancy Spencer are:

111. Susann5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born May 07, 1856, and died December 31, 1932 in Hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt.. She married George Johnson March 28, 1878 in Hardin Co., TN, son of Frederick Johnson and Priscilla Perkins.

Child of Susann Adams and George Johnson is:

113. George Wash5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born January 05, 1859 in Hardin Co., TN, and died August 31, 1932 in Hinkle, Hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt.. He married Nancy Ann Johnson January 17, 1882 in Hardin Co., TN, daughter of Frederick Johnson and Priscilla Perkins.

Children of George Adams and Nancy Johnson are:

114. William Andrew Jackson5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born January 18, 1862 in Hardin Co., TN. He married Fannie B. Spencer November 03, 1885 in Hardin Co., TN.

Children of William Adams and Fannie Spencer are:

115. Malisey Jane5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born July 19, 1865 in Hardin Co., TN, and died 1908 in hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt.. She married Tom Ellis September 30, 1886 in Hardin Co., TN.

Children of Malisey Adams and Tom Ellis are:

116. Martha Lusenda5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born November 03, 1867 in Hardin Co., TN, and died 1906. She married John Riley Bridges September 20, 1892 in Hardin Co., TN, son of James Bridges and Mary Johnson.

Children of Martha Adams and John Bridges are:

117. Nancy Tennessee5 Adams (George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born October 24, 1869 in Hardin Co., TN, and died Abt. 1960 in Hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt.. She married Thomas Alex Hanna September 08, 1890 in Hardin Co., TN, son of John Hanna and Martha Newman.

Children of Nancy Adams and Thomas Hanna are:

119. Martha J.5 Adams (William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born 1865.

Child of Martha J. Adams is:

120. Sarah J.5 Adams (William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born 1868, and died 1940 in buried in Spring Hill Cemt. near Sardis, TN. She married Leander Tecumseh Smith.

Children of Sarah Adams and Leander Smith are:

121. Mary Rebecca "Becky"5 Adams (William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born December 28, 1868, and died September 26, 1914 in Henderson Co., TN and was buried in Spring Hill Cemt. near Sardis, TN She married Ulyses Sam Newman.

Children of Mary Adams and Ulyses Newman are:

123. Lessie Alsona5 Adams (William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Nov. 26, 1874, and died January 16, 1962. She married John Mackey Powell January 01, 1891.

Children of Lessie Adams and John Powell are:

Generation No. 6

229. Mary "Mollie"6 Adams (Reece5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. February 1870, and died February 04, 1944 in Hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt.. She married James Ellis September 30, 1886 in Hardin Co., TN.

232. Thomas A.6 Adams (Arch Willis5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1883 in Hardin Co., TN. He married Minnie A. King November 17, 1903 in Hardin Co., TN.

233. Adel A.6 Adams (Arch Willis5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1887 in Hardin Co., TN, and died October 17, 1980 in Hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt. on 19 Oct. 1980.. She married John Washington Shea, son of Unknown Shea and Unknown Unknown.

234. William Neudy6 Adams (Arch Willis5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1889, and died May 25, 1975 in Hardin Co., TN and is buried in Lebanon Cemt. on 27 May 1975. He married Cora Petty June 05, 1925 in Hardin Co., TN, daughter of James Petty and Eliza Hanna.

236. Flora Bell6 Johnson (Susann5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born April 1880 in Ark.. She married Alfred Pitts September 03, 1898 in Hardin Co., TN.

237. Ora Bell6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born December 27, 1884 in Hardin Co., TN, and died July 27, 1967 in Saline Co., Ark.. She married Sherman Willis March 17, 1901 in Hardin Co., TN, son of David Willis and Lucy Unknown.

238. Richard Lonzoe6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born March 30, 1887 in Hinkle, Hardin Co., TN, and died April 01, 1962 in Lexington, Henderson Co., TN. He married Anna Mae Bevins November 14, 1909 in Hinkle, Hardin Co., TN, daughter of Jasper Bevins and Maggie Unknown.

239. Nellie Ida6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1891 in Hardin Co., TN, and died July 03, 1961 in Meth. Hos., Gary, Ind.. She married Emsely Lee Hutton.

240. William Eddy6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born July 05, 1894 in Hardin Co., TN, and died in Jackson, Madison Co., TN. He married (1) Sallie Essry May 14, 1915 in Hardin Co., TN. He married (2) Mary Virginia Hanna January 07, 1933.

241. Alex McKinley "Kin"6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born August 18, 1895 in Sardis, Hardin, Co., TN, and died December 03, 1984 in Savannah, Hos., Hardin, Co., TN. He married Mammie Matilda Maddox November 19, 1922 in Hardin, Co., TN, daughter of William Maddox and Maggie Sloan.

242. Hudie Tilman6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born June 11, 1899 in Hardin Co., TN, and died October 13, 1965 in Ark.. He married (1) Exie Leona Inman July 28, 1918 in Hardin Co., TN. He married (2) Faye Couch May 01, 1939.

243. Millie6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1901 in Hardin Co., TN. She married Robert Bryan Ross.

244. Lyddie Amie6 Adams (George Wash5, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born January 14, 1907 in Hardin Co., TN. She married William Edgar Hanna December 17, 1924.

250. Martha Lucinda "Lucy"6 Ellis (Malisey Jane5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born November 1892 in Hardin Co., TN. She married John Riley Bridges September 09, 1906 in Hardin Co., TN, son of James Bridges and Mary Johnson.

252. George Monroe6 Bridges (Martha Lusenda5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born August 1893, and died October 06, 1977 in Sardis, Hardin Co., TN. He married Bertie Lee Blankenship.

254. James Elbert "Eb"6 Bridges (Martha Lusenda5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born September 1897, and died April 17, 1982 in McNairy Co. Hosp, Selmer, McNairy Co., TN. He married Lennie Mae Pearson June 06, 1920 in Hardin Co., TN, daughter of James Pearson and Mary Duncan.

255. John W. "Bill"6 Bridges (Martha Lusenda5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born October 1900 in Hardin Co., TN, and died September 28, 1990 in Sardis, Hardin Co., TN. He married Minnie V. Pearson August 13, 1922 in Hardin Co., TN, daughter of James Pearson and Mary Duncan.

257. Lillie A.6 Hanna (Nancy Tennessee5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born February 1900, and died August 21, 1984 in Sardis, Hardin Co., TN. She married R. C. McMurray 1919 in Hardin Co., TN, son of Jim McMurray and Rena Allen.

258. Teddy6 Hanna (Nancy Tennessee5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1905. He married Thelma Katie Powell June 06, 1925 in Hardin Co., TN, daughter of John Powell and Lessie Adams.

259. Eddie Fairbank6 Hanna (Nancy Tennessee5 Adams, George4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1905, and died November 18, 1988 in Decature Co., TN. He married Avis Phillips.

261. Mary A6 Smith (Sarah J5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born May 1882 in TN. She married Thomas Edgar Inman, son of James Inman and Amanda Jones.

264. R. C.6 Newman (Mary Rebecca "Becky"5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born 1893 in TN, and died June 22, 1952 in Jacks Creek, TN.

267. Ruby Jewell6 Powell (Lessie Alsona5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) died March 01, 1985 in Madison Co. Hosp, Jackson, Madison Co., TN. She married Ruie Doran Bevins.

268. Lillie6 Powell (Lessie Alsona5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1895, and died April 26, 1963 in Baptist Mem. Hos, Memphis, Shelby Co., TN. She married Thomas Milzie Smith November 27, 1910 in Hardin Co., TN.

269. Hubert E.6 Powell (Lessie Alsona5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1897, and died March 08, 1962 in Hardin Co., TN. He married Eulah N. Willis August 26, 1917, daughter of Wylie Willis and Rebecca Hanna.

270. Eulla E.6 Powell (Lessie Alsona5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1899 in Hardin Co., TN, and died June 14, 1973 in Jackson, Madison Co., TN. She married James Arlie Hopper October 23, 1921 in Hardin Co., TN, son of Jess Hopper and Idella Bevins.

272. Leanord "Lynn" Acklee6 Powell (Lessie Alsona5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1904 in Henderson Co., TN, and died December 22, 1975 in Madison Co. Hosp, Madison Co., Jackson, TN. He married Anna Ellen Pitts June 25, 1922 in Hardin Co., TN, daughter of Alfred Pitts and Flora Johnson.

274. Thelma Katie6 Powell (Lessie Alsona5 Adams, William C.4, Daniel3, Thomas2, George1) was born Abt. 1909 in Hardin Co., TN, and died December 13, 1992 in Hardin County General Hosp., Hardin Co., TN. She married Teddy Hanna June 06, 1925 in Hardin Co., TN, son of Thomas Hanna and Nancy Adams.

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