|Death: ||Jan. 22, 1890, USA|
Well-known physician of East Washington, died at his house, 422 8th street southeast.After attending the schools of
the old sixth ward he worked for a time as a carpenter. In the early days of the war he was a member of the
Washington Light Guard, Capt. S.A.H. Marks, jr., and served in the three months' service. Then studying
medicine he graduated and settled among the friends of his youth in East Washington, where he built up a
large practice. He was prominent in local politics and for several years had been the president of the
Republican Invincibles. He was a member of Washington Naval lodge, the Naval chapter of Royal Arch
Masons and De Molay commandary of Knights Templar. He was active in many enterprises in East
Washington, was president of the Washington steam dredging company.Dr. Adams was one of the
oldest members of the Metropolitan Presbyterian church.
Note his daughter married Leon D. Geneste.
By Paula Lucy Delosh
Son of Josiah Adams. He married Emma R. ___ in 1864. They had 4 children that I know of...son Dr. Clarence S. Adams (who died May 23, 1898), daughter Bertie R. Adams (married name Geneste)who died sometime after 1910, son Allen E. Adams who died sometime after 1910, and son John C. Adams who died sometime before 1890.
Josiah Adams died March 29, 1866, in Washington DC, but his obit does not say where he was buried.
Widow Emma R. ____ (married name Adams) died sometime after the 1920 census.
Information by Donna Connell
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Created by: PL
Record added: Jan 23, 2005
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