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Elias Daniel Adams
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1839
Peru
Bennington County
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1878
Darien
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA

He shipped on a whaler for 3 years in 1857; enlisted Aug. 15, 1861, in Co. A,4th Reg. Vermont Vols. and was transferred after 18 months to the Mississippi flotilla under Commodore Foote. A little later he was a gunner on the ironclad Baron DeKalb, and was in several battles, at Island No. 10, Vicksburg, and other places. His boat was blown up on the Yazoo in July, 1864, but he escaped, and returned home in the fall. Later he again went to sea for his health, visited the Sandwich Islands and other places in the Pacific ocean, and spent seven years in Australia. He engaged in the business of printing and book binding at Lima, S.A. in 1871. He visited the U.S. and made an important exhibit of South America relics at the centennial in 1876. He returned in 1878 and settled in Darien, Wis., where he died 31 Dec., 1878. His widow removed to San Francisco, Cal. 
 
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 Parents:
  Elias Adams (1816 - 1852)
  Servernia Reed Adams (1816 - 1912)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosanna Cubelius Adams
 
 Siblings:
  Elias Daniel Adams (1839 - 1878)
  Ellen S. Adams Blakely (1841 - 1921)*
  Moses Harrison Adams (1843 - 1843)*
  Warren Gates Adams (1847 - 1909)*
  Charles Darius Adams (1849 - 1904)*
  Adaline Adams Weaver (1852 - 1930)*
  Frank Weir (1860 - 1900)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Darien Cemetery
Darien
Walworth County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: JoAnn Adams
Record added: Aug 27, 2009
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Elias Daniel Adams
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Thank you, Elias, for your military service. Your life accomplishments are to be so admired. You had, and no doubt sitll have, tremendous personal strength and spirit. Bless you dear Sir!
- Jo-Ann
 Added: Jan. 6, 2012
 
 
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