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Elijah Cooper Adams
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Birth: May 6, 1856
Carteret County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1938
Morehead City
Carteret County
North Carolina, USA

Son of Caroline E. Herrington and James Samuel Adams.

Elijah Cooper Adams was born in Rice Path, Carteret County, North Carolina, May 6, 1856; died in Morehead City, NC, March 5, 1938; buried at Gales Creek Cemetery, Carteret County, North Carolina.

He married in Carteret County, February 10, 1876, Mary Ann Willis, daughter of Susan Mary Moore (1831-1900 or 1906) and Macajah Willis (1827-1892) of Salter Path, NC.

Cooper was a fisherman and had such a large garden that he was also considered a farmer. Cooper and Mary Ann lived at Bill's Point, between Rice Path and Yellow Hill on Bogue Banks, Carteret County, NC. About 1897/98, they moved to Salter Path, NC, were they were living in 1910.

They had four children:
(1) Macajah Adams b. 1877, d. 1952
(2) Priscilla S. Adams b. 1879, d. 1896
(3) Eliza Adams b. 1882, d. 1972
(4) James M. Adams
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  Mary Ann Willis Adams (1853 - 1931)*
  Macajah Adams (1877 - 1952)*
  Priscilla S. Adams (1879 - 1896)*
  Eliza C. Adams Willis (1882 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Gales Creek Community Cemetery
Carteret County
North Carolina, USA
Created by: Jim Dugan
Record added: Oct 26, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30878779
Elijah Cooper Adams
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Elijah Cooper Adams
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