Elizabeth (Askew) Adams was born October 1932 in Monroe County, Georgia to William Henry and Winnie (Henley) Askew. She married James A. Adams in Chattahoochee County, Georgia on 05 June 1859. James was born December 24, 1932 in Jones County, Georgia to Richard and Catherine Adams. Three sons were born to this couple in Chattachoochee County prior to their move to Henry County, Alabama. James A. Adams died in Henry County, Alabama 28 May 1879 and is buried in Columbia City Cemetery in Henry County. (Now Houston County, AL). Elizabeth relocated to Texas with her three sons (William, John Homer, and Thomas E.). She died 15 October 1912 in Iola, Grimes County, Texas and is buried in Zion Cemetery in Iola, Grimes County, Texas.