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William Samuel Adams
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Birth: 1848
Effingham County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov., 1935
Fayette County
Illinois, USA

Age 90
He died at his home Friday night.
He was born in Effingham, the son of Charles & Sarah Dean Adams. His mother died when he was 2 weeks old and he was taken in by the Samuel Houston family, parents of the late Martin Houston.
He came with them to Fayette Co. in 1848, when he was 3 years old.
He m 26,May 1867, Julia Hammond and they were parents of 14 children.
His wife died 18 Nov 1921 and 8 of the children preceded him in death.
Surviving were;
Mrs S S Houston of Elmira, New York
Charlie of Susanville, Ca
Martin of Susanville, Ca
Mrs Ed Schlem of Decatur, Il.
Mabel Hedges of Vandalia
Mrs Chris Griffith of Vandalia
For many years he kept a daily log in which he recorded the temperature, rainfall, etc. and shortly before his death he told his granddaughter, Mildred Hackleman [Mrs Burr] that she could have it.
Burial was in South Hill Cem.
Family links: 
  Julia M Hammond Adams (1848 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
South Hill Cemetery
Fayette County
Illinois, USA
Plot: sec 1 bl 35 lot 5
Created by: ruth cook
Record added: Mar 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67116662
William Samuel Adams
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William Samuel Adams
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