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Asa Edwin Adams, Sr
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Birth: Sep. 26, 1835
Genesee County
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1920
Inyo County
California, USA

Asa-8 Edwin was the son of H.-7 Eber Adams and his wife Freelove Dunham (1804-1881).

8 ADAMS siblings.

Asa Edwin Adams (9/26/1835-8/20/1920); married Cyrene Statley Shields (1847-1916) B~1847 KY in Lassan Co., CA in 1864.

3 ADAMS children:

1. Matilda "Mattie" Adams (1867-1929). Never married. Born and died in CA at 67 years of age.

2. Carrie Adams B~1869 CA. Nothing more known.

3. Asa Edwin Adams Jr. (1877-1894). Born and died in CA at 17 years of age. [Not mentioned in census below.]
"Asa and Cyrene had each traveled overland to California during the 1850's, but about 4 years apart, completely separate from each other and in altogether different wagon groups; they only first met years later in California during the Civil War years, and were married in Lassen County in 1864."
Source: Gordon Adams, great-grandson of Asa and Cyrene Adams, 12/31/2014, via email.

1850 Atlas, Genesee, MI:
Heber Adams M 48 New York [Ebenezer]
Freelove Adams F 45 New York
Oscar C. Adams M 19 New York
Mary L. Adams F 17 New York
Edwin Adams M 15 New York [Asa Edwin]
Almira Adams F 13 Michigan
Henry Adams M 10 Michigan
John Q. Adams M 8 Michigan
Clarissa Adams F 6 Michigan
Sarah F. Adams F 3 Michigan
Joseph Lynch M 17 Michigan

1870 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA:
Eber Adams M 68y New York
Freeline Adams F 65y New York [Freelove]
Henry Adams M 30y Michigan
[Next entry is Asa Edwin Adams...]

1870 Santa Barbara Co., CA:
-->Asa Adams 34 Butcher NY
Siren Adams 23 KY [Cyrene]
Mattie Adams 3 CA
Carrie Adams 1 CA
"Asa Edwin Adams (b. 1835, NY-1920, CA) and Cyrene Stately Shields (b. 1847, KY - 1916, CA) were my great-grandparents. I grew up hearing stories about their pioneer experiences from my grandmother, stories which prompted an ever-increasing curiosity as I became older, concerning the times in which they had lived ... I wondered what had become of their families, whom they had left back home in Michigan and Kentucky ..."
Source: Gordon Adams, great-grandson of Asa and Cyrene Adams, 12/31/2014, via email.
Census and Research: Fraya Weiss, 2011, 2013.
Research: Mary E. Warner, 2011, 2013.
WARNER lineage: Asa-8 Edwin Adams Sr., H. Eber-7 Adams, Polly-6 (Warner) Adams, David-5 C. Warner Sr., Jesse-4 Warner Sr., Samuel-3 Warner Sr., Daniel-2 Warner Sr., Andrew-1 WARNER, an Englishman who with his wife and several children sailed to the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1632-33 from Broad Oak, Essex, England. 
Family links: 
  H. Ebenezer Adams (1802 - 1870)
  Freelove Dunham Adams (1804 - 1881)
  Cyrene Statley Shields Adams (1847 - 1916)*
  Matilda Adams (1867 - 1929)*
  Asa Edwin Adams (1877 - 1894)*
  Mary Adams Schram (____ - 1859)**
  Charles Oscar Adams (1831 - 1920)*
  Asa Edwin Adams (1835 - 1920)
  Emma Rosemond Adams Perry (1837 - 1925)*
  Henry C. Adams (1839 - 1922)*
  John Quincy Adams (1842 - 1862)*
  Clarissa Marie Adams Barrett (1845 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
Angelus Rosedale Cemetery
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Section P
Maintained by: Mary E. Warner
Originally Created by: TLS
Record added: Nov 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 80423053
Asa Edwin Adams, Sr
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Asa Edwin Adams, Sr
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- Mary E. Warner
 Added: Apr. 29, 2013

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