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Catharine Julia Lyman Adams
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Birth: Mar. 19, 1797
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 28, 1870
Kennebec County
Maine, USA

Catherine was a daughter of Caleb Lyman & Catherine Swan.

She was married on 16 Aug 1827 to Rev. Thomas Adams.

They had 2 sons: William Swan Adams; and Edward Francis Adams.

The History of the Descendants of John Dwight of Dedham, Mass. (1874) volume 2 page 575

3594. ix. Catharine Swan Lyman (dau. of Caleb Lyman and Catharine Swan), b. March 19, 1797, m. as his 3d wife, Aug. 16, 1827, Rev. Thomas Adams, b. in Brookfield, Mass., Feb. 7, 1792 (son of Dea. Benjn. Adams of N. Brookfield, Mass., and Eunice Hale). He was grad. at Dartmouth in 1814, and was a Cong. pastor at Vassalboro, Me., for 16 years (1818-34), and Waterville, Me. (1836-8), edited the Maine Temp. Gazette at Augusta and Portland, Me. (1838-43), and was agent of the Am. Tract Soc. (1843-6), and stated supply at Thompson, O. (1847-o6), and agent of the Cong. Board of Publication (1856-63), residing at Hamden, O. Since 1864 he has resided at Vassalboro, Me. His 1st wife was Sarah Barnard of Leicester, Mass., whom he m. June 13, 1819, and his 2d, Lavinia Swan, whom he m. Sept. 3, 1822, and who was dau. of William Swan of Winslow, Me.
She was the author of " Parlor Lectures on Scripture History, 3 vols.," pub. at Augusta, Me.; and also of " Lectures on Ecclesiastical History, 3 vols.;" and of two smaller books pub. by the Am. Sunday School Union, and " Daily Duties," pub. in Boston. She was for several years an inmate of The Lunatic Asylum at Augusta, Me. insanity being hereditary in the Keyes family, that of her grandfather on the Swan side of the house. She d. at Augusta, Me,, Nov. 23, 1870. [Seventh Generation.] Children :
3642. i. William Swan Adams, b. Oct. 24, 1828, m. Nov. 1867, Mary A. Hunt of Cincinnati, O. (dau. of Frederic Hunt). He was for some time publisher of The Sunday Dispatch, in Cincinnati, but has of late become a journalist in New York.
3643. ii. Edward Francis Adams, b. Dec. 30, 1839, m. Jan. 26, 1860, Ruah Elmira Shattuck of Hamden, O., b. Dec. 25, 1839 (dau. of Ahuon and Emily Shattuck): a farmer in Hamden (1860-0); but of late an agent of a book concern in Cleveland, O. His wife d. in Kidder, Mo., of typhoid fever, Jan. 5, 1866.
Family links: 
  Caleb Lyman (1750 - 1822)
  Catherine Swan Lyman (1756 - 1809)
  Thomas Adams (1792 - 1881)*
  William Swan Adams (1828 - 1877)*
  Edward Francis Adams (1839 - 1929)*
  William Swan Lyman (1775 - 1801)*
  Josiah Dwight Lyman (1780 - 1869)*
  Francis Dwight Lyman (1782 - 1784)*
  Francis Lyman (1785 - 1877)*
  Daniel Lyman (1790 - 1882)*
  Mira Lyman Alexander (1793 - 1882)*
  Catharine Julia Lyman Adams (1797 - 1870)
*Calculated relationship

wife of
Rev. Thomas Adams
Nov. 28, 1870.
AEt. 73.

Death is swallowed up in victory

Union Cemetery
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
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Catharine Julia <i>Lyman</i> Adams
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