The McAdams family is not indexed as all families used the same first names. McAdams are found by location in the state where they are first known to live
Adams Family The Adams family allied to McAdams changed their name from McAdams to Adams. The first was James McAdams, from Derry, Ireland, who is said to have brothers, William and Samuel. James came to America in 1721 and settled in Londenderry, NH. The McAdams in Guilford Co., NC and Meigs Co., Tenn. changed their name from McAdams to Adams due to troubles they had in Rutherford Co., NC. Dugger Family The orginal spelling of the name was Daguerres. John Dugger, b. 1749 in Surry County, Virginia lived in Dinwiddlie Co., Va. in the 1770's, moved 8 years after R/W to Orange County, N.C. for 8 years moved to Sumner Co., Tenn., died 3/23/34, married Francis --, on 11/4/1771, she died 1838, their children: Leonard, b. 11/4/1773 who married (1) Rhodia --, 1/2/1791 - children: Jarrot, b. 2.25/1792, Wesley, b. 4/30/1793, Polly, b. 12/14/1795 - Twins Betsy and John C., b. 11/14/1797 (2) married Elizabeth Taylor, b. 1773, on 1/12/1801 who had da. Nancy, b. 9/5/1801. Jarrot s/o Pierre Daguerres a R/W vet who served with Gen. Greene, married 8/25/1811 Polly (Mary) McAdams, b. 9/7/17-2 - John C. married 8/24/20 Holly McAdams.Polly and Holly were d/o William G. and Mary Hendricks who died in Illlinois. Ref: National Archives F-W7062-R859 -Va. Archives Bible Records Crichton Family John Crichton, a barber in Ayr, Scotland and Margaret McAdam in the Parish of Straiton give in their names to be proclaimed in order for marriage, 3 June 1762. James Crichton, a lawful son was born 5 June 1771 in Ayr and was baptized the same day by Mr. William McGill. James Crichton came to America at age 14 (1785) and settled in Buinswick Co., Va. He married Sarah smith Winfield on 2 June 1802. All the children of John and Margaret (McAdam) Crichton were: i. Elizabeth, b. 1763 ii. William, b. 1765 iii. Katherine, b. 1767 iv. John, b. 1769 v. James, b. 1771 vi. Gilbert, b. 1773 vii. Hugh, b. 1775 viiii. Margaret, b. 1777 Ref: Virginia Archives Bible Records Justice Family The Justice Family Bible, printed in 1743. It is very hard to dispute Bible records, but the birth date of 1732, as noted in the Bible for Samuel McAdams, husband of Jermina Justice in Orange County, NC, son of Joseph McAdams is not correct. Samuel was the grandson of John and Sarah Sloss McAdams and can be confirmed as being bornin 8 Oct. 1782. There is no other information on the McAdams family in the Justice Bible. The records from the Justice Bible was found in the Widow's application for a Revolutionary War pension by Susanna Justice, wife of David Justice, N.C. Service file #W-7947 National Archives. The first known in the family was Justinian Justice, b. 25 Dec. 1694 who married Prissilla, b. 5 Feb. 1694 who's children were: John, b. 18 March 1719, Justinian, b. 17 Dec. 1721, Major, b. 16 May 1721, Judith, b. 7 Dec. 1726, David, b. 27 Oct. 1729, Phrome, b. 25 Jan. 1732, and Prissilla, b. 16 May 1735. Notes, Justinian Justis of Charles City County, Va. is listed on the Quit Rents in 1704. Also, The form of McCaddams spelling was used in the Justice Bible. Ref: Virginia Archives Bible Records
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