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Newton Ezra Adams
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1863
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1914
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Son of Ezra & Martha J. (Little) Adams, husband of Anna "Annie" French, m. Dec 24, 1884. Buried June 29, 1914.

June 1914
Princeville Telephone

Newton Ezra Adams

Newton E. Adams, son of Ezra and Martha Adams, was born June 24, 1863 Near Princeville, Ill., December 24, 1884 he was married to Miss Anna French. Five children were born to them, one of whom, Ralph, died at age of seven. Mr. Adams' life was spent in this community until about five years aged when he moved his family to Oklahoma City. His Death took place there June 26, 1914. His age was 51 years and two days. Mr. Adams belonged to the Odd Fellows Lodge No. 8 and he was at the time of his death Deputy Drill Master for Oklahoma. He was also a member of the Modern Woodmen of America. He joined the Methodist church of Princeville November 25, 1900, under the pastorate of John Rodgers and never removed his membership.

A funeral service was held in Oklahoma First Methodist church of Oklahoma City, Sunday afternoon, June 28th. The pastor Rev. R. A. Chase, D. D. preached the sermon and foliated. On Monday the family came with the remains to Princeville. A second funeral was held Tuesday morning at 11 o'clock at the Methodist church with the pastor, Rev. Stanley Ward officiating. As the stores had closed and Mr. Adams was well known, a large number of friends were present. The floral pieces were many and beautiful. Mrs. L. S. Wear and a ladies' quartet, consisting of Miss Fern Parents, Mrs. Gladys Keck, Miss Bessie DeBord and Mrs. Frank Carmen, rendered the music. A large number of the Odd Fellows from Dunlap and this place were present is a body. Their burial service at the grave was very impressive.

Mr. Adams is survived by his wife and their four children, Mrs. Flossie Northern, Lois, Blanch and Glenn; by his mother, Mrs. Martha Adams, his brother, F. M. Adams and his sisters, Mrs. A. H. Sloan and Mrs. W. M. Hoag.

Those from out of town not already mentioned were: Frank Northern son-in-law of the deceased; Charles Radley, Fairfield, Ia.; Mr. and Mrs. Adolphus Evans, a son of Mrs. Evans and Henry Little of Peoria; Miss Elva Hoag, Battle Creek, Michigan; Mrs. Carrico, Mrs. Foster and Mr. and Mrs. I. O. Claybough of Toulon.
Family links: 
  Ezra Adams (1828 - 1890)
  Martha Jane Little Adams (1836 - 1916)
  Anna French Adams (1863 - 1937)
  Ralph Gilbert Adams (1897 - 1904)*
  Francis Marion Adams (1857 - 1945)*
  Jane Orrilda Adams Hoag (1859 - 1896)*
  Newton Ezra Adams (1863 - 1914)
  Augustus Henry Adams (1868 - 1914)*
  Rowena Ann Adams Sloan (1870 - 1949)*
  Della Electa Adams Hoag (1879 - 1933)*
*Calculated relationship
Princeville Township Cemetery
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Div E, Row 15, Lot 79
Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
Originally Created by: John Melton
Record added: Oct 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22075422
Newton Ezra Adams
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 Added: Sep. 12, 2011

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