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James W Adams
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1825
Adams Basin
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1916
Bronx County
New York, USA


Occupation: Crockery merchant, mining and business interests in Colorado

Died: age 90 yrs, 7 mos, 25 days; cardiac dilation, arterio-sclerosis & aortic regurgitation, in Home for Incurables (according to death certificate)

Married: Mar 4, 1852, LOAMA A. BROWN, Brockport, Monroe Co., New York

Two children:
1. James S. ADAMS
1855 - 1929
2. Frederick William "Fred" ADAMS
1858 - 1934

Landmarks of Monroe County:
"ADAMS, J.W., was born at Adams Basin in October, 1838 (sic). His father, William, was a native of Connecticut, who came to West Bloomfield with his parents when an infant; this was in the year 1790. William married Lurany, daughter of Ashbel Beach, and of their nine children four survive, Julian, only brother of J.W., was the first soldier n Sweden to respond to the call of Abraham Lincoln for 75,000 men in 1861, and died in the army after the second battle of Bull Run. Mr. Adams was in the custom house in New York for several years. From 1878 to the present time he has been interested in business and mining enterprises in Colorado. in 1852 he married Loama, daughter of Alexander S. Brown; and they have two children, James S. and Frederick W. The mother of Mrs. Adams was Alice, the oldest daughter of Hiel Brockway, the founder of Brockport."
Note: by William F. Peck, 1895, Part III, pg 6
Mar 6, 1852, ROCHESTER DAILY ADVERTISER, Rochester, Monroe, New York:
On the 4th inst., by Rev. Mr. Cheeseman, J.W. ADAMS, of Rochester, to Miss LOAMA BROWN, of Brockport, both of Monroe county.
James Adams of Erie street this village received word on Sunday of the death of his father, James W. Adams whose death occurred on that day at the home of his sister, Mrs. F.A. Hinsdale, 943 Sheridan AAvenue, Bronx, New York. For many years Mr. Adams was a well known and respected resident of this village. He was about ninety years of age and is survived by his only sister in New York and his son, James Adams of this village. The remains were brought here yesterday morning for interment in High Street Cemetery.

Family links: 
  Loama A Brown Adams (1829 - 1899)*
  James S Adams (1855 - 1929)*
  Frederick William Adams (1858 - 1934)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Buried Jun 15, 1916
High Street Cemetery
Monroe County
New York, USA
Plot: Lot 291
Created by: Catherine Clemens...
Record added: Sep 13, 2010
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James W Adams
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James W Adams
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James W Adams
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