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Dr John Wesley Adams
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Birth: Apr. 17, 1815
Virginia, USA
Death: unknown
Wakulla County
Florida, USA

The son of Reverend Wesley Adams 1775-1854 and Elizabeth "Betsy" Hughes.

He married Caroline Powell, September 20, 1837 in Jefferson County, Florida.

He moved from Jefferson County Florida to the Sopchoppy River with his wife, Caroline Powell Adams, where they had extensive landholdings and raised cotton. Their sloop "John Wesley" was used to carry the cotton to England until it was confiscated and sunk by the Union Army near Old Spanish Hole near St. Marks, Florida.

Their children were Iona Adams, Sarah Adams, Caroline Adams, Drusilla Adams and John Wesley Adams II. All of whom were born on the Sopchoppy River, Florida.

The actual internment site for Dr. John Wesley Adams has not been determined at this time. It is felt that he is buried on the Adams Plantation on the Sopchoppy River near Ashmore, Florida. Or in the "Lost" Adams Cemetery in Wakulla Gardens, Crawfordville, Florida.

This is my Great Great Grandfather. Please don't ask for transfer.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Wesley Adams (1775 - 1854)
  Elizabeth Hughes Adams (____ - 1827)
 
 Spouse:
  Caroline Powell Adams (1822 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  Ione A. E. Adams Benton (1840 - 1914)*
  Drucilla Violet Adams Chaires (1846 - 1921)*
  John Wesley Adams (1848 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ann Elizabeth Adams Hardin (1803 - 1891)**
  Hannah Elizabeth Adams Williams (1809 - 1836)*
  Seth Samuel Adams (1813 - 1889)*
  John Wesley Adams (1815 - ____)
  Drucilla Amelia Adams (1821 - 1841)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: This is my Great Great Grandfather.
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Helen Strickland
Record added: Apr 25, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68921195
 

Pappa, what wonderful stories I was told of you. I have some of your medical and law books and they are treasures.
- Helen Strickland
 Added: Aug. 7, 2013
 
 
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