|Birth: ||Mar. 3, 1826|
|Death: ||May 22, 1903|
WOMAN FOUND DEAD
In Chair at Maroa Friday Forenoon
She was Sewing a Carpet When Called
Maroa, Ill., May 22 - (Special to the Review) - Mrs. William Adams was found dead about 11 o'clock this forenoon. She was sitting in her chair where she had been sewing carpet. Mrs. Adams was about 80 years old and was one of the most highly respected old citizens of Maroa. She died at the family farm in the southwest part of town where they have resided many years. She leaves a husband, William Adams, who is up in 80 years, two married sons, Lee Adams of Minneapolis and Frank Adams, who recently moved to Decatur.
The Daily Review, Decatur, IL, 22 May 1903
Maroa, Ill., May 25 - The funeral of Mrs. William Adams, who died suddenly while at her work Friday morning, was held at 3 o'clock Sunday afternoon at the residence in the northeast part of the city. Rev. D.T. Miles conducted the services. Interment was at the Maroa cemetery. The pall bearers were three sons, Frank Adams, L.G. Adams, Mr. McKinley and three stepsons, Tom Adams, William Adams and Joel Adams, of the deceased.
Mrs. Adams was born in Ohio in 1826. She had been married twice. To the first union five children were born, of which two daughters and one son survive her. Her second marriage was to William Adams. To this union five children were born, of whom three sons are living. Mrs. Adams joined the Methodist church when quite young. She leaves an aged husband, 86 years old, who will go to Missouri to make his home with his son, William Adams.
The Daily Review, Decatur, IL, 25 May 1903
William Adams (1815 - 1905)*
Lewis Austin McKinley (1848 - 1898)*
Maroa Township Cemetery
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