"REV. EDWIN AUGUSTUS ADAMS.
EDWIN AUGUSTUS ADAMS, son of Newell and Abigail Fales (Blake) Adams, was born Oct. 21, 1837, in Franklin, Mass.
His parents soon after became residents of Medway. He graduated in 1861 from Amherst College, Massachusetts. In
1861-2 he was a teacher in West Boylston, Mass. Mr. Adams pursued his professional studies in Union Theological
Seminary, New York, and in the Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass. He was ordained and installed, Sept. 3, 1868,
pastor of the church in North Manchester, Conn. In 1872 he was appointed a missionary of the American Board, and
stationed in Prague, Austria, where he labored for ten years. He then returned to this country, and succeeded to
the pastorate of Northboro, Mass., then recently made vacant by the death of his younger brother, the Rev. George
B. Adams. He remained in Northboro some two years, and then removed to Chicago, Ill., and became the pastor of a
church of the Bohemians in that city."
REF: THE BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF PROMINENT PERSONS, AND The Genealogical Records OF MANY EARLY AND OTHER FAMILIES
IN MEDWAY, MASS. 1713-1886.
WITH NUMEROUS STEEL AND WOOD ENGRAVINGS.
E. O. JAMESON,
Caroline Plimpton Adams (1842 - 1928)
Rebecca E Adams (1867 - 1946)*
Elizabeth May Adams (1871 - 1946)*
Kathryn Newell Adams (1876 - 1966)*
Edwin Plimpton Adams (1878 - 1956)*
George Plimpton Adams (1882 - 1961)*
Erected by his devoted people of Bethlehem Church Chicago to whom he ministered for 39 years
Note: Husband of Caroline Plimpton
Maple Grove Cemetery
Created by: Deborah A Smith
Record added: May 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 26725309