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Priscilla Jane "Jane" Owens Adams
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1841
North Salem
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 1935
North Salem
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA

Second wife of William J Adams, married 10/27/1869
Children: Ora J, Luella, Hother and Carrie

1st husband: John Kursey



Biography:

from the Republican for Feb. 14, 1935:

Oldest Resident of North Salem Dies - Mrs. Jane Adams Had Lived in Community 93 Years

Mrs. Jane Adams, age ninety-three, North Salem's oldest resident, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Carrie Sowders, Saturday morning. She had been ill ten days of hypostatic pneumonia and until that time had retained all her faculties and was in unusually good health.

She was born near North Salem, November 1, 1841, the daughter of John and Margaret Owen, and has lived her entire life in this community. She united in marriage to John Kersey in 1860 and one son, Jess Kersey, and one daughter, Mrs. Matilda Smith, survive. In 1869, she was married to W. J. Adams, and two sons, Hother of Lafayette, and Ora of Lebanon, also the daughter, Mrs. Carrie Sowders, are living. One daughter, Ella, died in 1904. There are twenty-one grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

Funeral services were conducted by Rev. J. H. Craig, at the North Salem Christian church, Sunday afternoon, with interment in the local cemetery.

Those from a distance who attended the funeral were Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Evans of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Randell, son, Mrs. Letha Friend, Mrs. Cleo Yeagley, Fred Smith, S. A. Smith, daughter, of Indianapolis; Mr. and Mrs. Jewell Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Orville Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hardesty, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Williamson, Ora Adams and children of Lebanon; Mr. and Mrs. Hother Adams, son, Herman, Mr. and Mrs. Arneth Adams of Pittsboro.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John M. Owen (1815 - 1885)
  Mary A Clark Owen (1824 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  William J Adams (1835 - 1905)*
 
 Sibling:
  Priscilla Jane Owens Adams (1841 - 1935)
  James T Owen (1848 - 1850)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
North Salem
Hendricks County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: KEW
Record added: Mar 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66731443
Priscilla Jane Jane <i>Owens</i> Adams
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