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James Mordecai Adams
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Birth: May 2, 1830
Morgan County
Ohio, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1914
Vernon County
Wisconsin, USA

James was born May 2, 1839 in Morgan County, Ohio, son of Johathon and Margaret Adams. He died March 14, 1914 in Vernon County, Wisconsin, aged 74 years, 10 months and 12 days and was buried there in the Salem Ridge Cemetery.

On April 21, 1850 James was united in marriage to Abi Curry born in 1835 in Ohio. She died in 1893, aged about 61 year, and was buried in the Salem Ridge Cemetery. Their children, of whom the first was born in Perry County, Ohio and rest in Vernon County, Wis., were: Mary Jane, b. 6 Oct 1851; Elijah Russell, b. 6 Jun 1854; William J., b. 16 Jun 1857; Robert J., b. 13 Nov 1858; & and and unnamed child who died in infancy.


James Mordici Adams was born in Morgan County, Ohio, May 2, 1830. He moved west to Wisconsin and settled at Viroqua in 1852, from there he moved to Bloomingdale in 1854 where he settled on a farm which has been his home for about fifty-eight years.

He was married April 21, 1850 to Abi Curry, to this union five children were born, Mrs. Mary Jane Snodgrass, Elijah Adams, Wm. Adams, Robert Adams and a child who died in infancy. He is the last of a large family consisting of seven sons and four daughters everyone of whom were true christians.

Mr. Adams was a member of Salem church for over fifty years and his home was always open to missionaries and ministers.

He leaves to mourn his his loss two grand sons, Wm Snodgrass of Bloomingdale, who with his faithful wife cared for grandpa during his later years, and Howard Adams of Ohio, he also leaves seven great grand children.

The funeral service were conducted in Salem church by the Pastor W.P. Burrows and the remains laid to rest in the cemetery nearby.

The funeral was largely attended and although Mr. Adams's had been affected for over three years yet everyone remembered him as in the days of his bodily and mental strength and they all agreed that a good man had gone from the neighborhood. [Unknown newspaper and date.]
Family links: 
  Jonathan Adams (1784 - 1856)
  Margaret Longstreth Adams (1786 - 1845)
  Abi Curry Adams (1835 - 1893)
  Jane Adams**
  Robert Adams (1806 - 1873)*
  Margaret Adams (1807 - 1858)*
  John Adams (1809 - 1862)**
  Philip Adams (1811 - 1883)*
  Elijah Adams (1813 - ____)*
  Mary Adams Welch (1816 - 1881)*
  Simeon Adams (1819 - 1884)*
  Abigail Adams Brown (1826 - 1867)*
  James Mordecai Adams (1830 - 1914)
*Calculated relationship
Salem Ridge Cemetery
Vernon County
Wisconsin, USA
Created by: John Christeson
Record added: Oct 11, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7974350
James Mordecai Adams
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James Mordecai Adams
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