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Joshua Knight Adams
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1791
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1876
Harford
Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania, USA

Joshua Knight Adams born in Canterbury, Connecticut, January 1, 1791 died Harford, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, February 7, 1876 He taught for twenty years at the Franklin Academy, later Harford University, Harford, Pennsylvania; also a talented cabinet maker, mortician. He married first, Peddy Wilmarth Tiffany, daughter of Sgt. Hosea Tiffany & Anna Wilmarth; and secondly married Minerva Follett. By his two wives he left fifteen children, and thousands of descendants scattered throughout the United States. Joshua K. Adams, was a member of the Masonic fraternity, and served four years as Sheriff of Susquhanna County, Pennsylvania. He is buried with his two wives in the cemetery at Harford, Pennsylvania.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Adams (1748 - 1805)
  Jerusha Knight Adams (1747 - 1829)
 
 Spouses:
  Peggy W Tiffany Adams (1796 - 1830)*
  Minerva Follet Adams (1806 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Jerusha Adams (1816 - 1816)*
  Polly Knight Adams Hine (1817 - 1892)*
  Zelia J Adams Brundage (1822 - 1908)*
  Hosea Verris Adams (1824 - 1825)*
  Nancy Maria Adams (1826 - 1865)*
  Mary Salina Adams Marvin (1827 - ____)*
  Warren C. Adams (1830 - 1840)*
  Alva Marion Adams (1833 - 1879)*
  Jacob Blake Adams (1840 - 1919)*
  Edwin F. Adams (1841 - 1862)*
  Luis Barton Adams (1845 - 1846)*
 
 Siblings:
  Sarah Bradford Adams Butts (1774 - 1852)*
  James Adams (1775 - 1851)*
  Luther Adams (1784 - 1820)*
  Jeduthan Adams (1786 - 1845)*
  Joshua Knight Adams (1791 - 1876)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Harford Cemetery
Harford
Susquehanna County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: chris adams
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31814719
Joshua Knight Adams
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Joshua Knight Adams
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Joshua Knight Adams
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