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Mary Vowell Adams
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Birth: 1816
Tennessee, USA
Death: Nov. 11, 1852

Maiden name Vowell (possibly Vowle or Voyles), parents unknown. Born in Tennessee in 1816. Married to Charles Adams on 13 Sept 1838 in Greencastle, Indiana, at age 21. Mother of John Henry, Millie, Margaret Jane, Mary Elizabeth, Pauline, and Charles. Came to Oregon in 1852 and died at the end of the Trail. Life fictionalized in the novel "Mary Vowell Adams: Reluctant Pioneer" by Beatrice L. Bliss. 
Family links: 
  Charles Adams (1818 - 1891)*
  John Henry Adams (1840 - 1915)*
  Milley Ann Adams Meredith (1841 - 1917)*
  Margaret Jane Adams Smith (1842 - 1891)*
  Mary Elizabeth Adams (1844 - 1926)*
  Pauline Adams (1849 - 1919)*
  Charles Adams (1852 - 1911)*
*Calculated relationship
w/o Charles H
Carus Cemetery
Clackamas County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Block 1, Row 12, Plot 35
Created by: Cathy Osburn
Record added: Jul 28, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11436377
Mary <i>Vowell</i> Adams
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Mary <i>Vowell</i> Adams
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Mary <i>Vowell</i> Adams
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 Added: Nov. 13, 2015
I just finished reading "Mary Vowell Adams: Reluctant Pioneer." Your fictionalized life story probably does not begin to do justice to your actual life. I doubt whether you would agree with the author's conclusion that yours was a necessary sacrifice-- ...(Read more)
- Carrie and Allen
 Added: May. 17, 2010
- quebecoise
 Added: Dec. 14, 2006

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