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William Watson Adams
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1843
Linn County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 26, 1909
Marion County
Iowa, USA

William and Mary married
on 30 November 1865 in Marion County, Iowa.
They were the parents of;
John Quincy, Ida Irene, Alfred Amsberry,
William Allen, Cora E., Bertha Eldorado,
Logan Edward, Nora Edna.
The family is recorded on the 1870 census
at Knoxville, Marion, Iowa.
The family is recorded on the 1885 census
at Washington Township, Marion, Iowa.

Knoxville Express June 6, 1909 Obituary

W. W, Adams

William Watson Adams (whose death was briefly noted in a former issue) was born in Linn County, Missouri, Sept. 7, 1842. He departed this life May 26, 1909, aged 66 years, 8 months, and 19 days. He came to Iowa in the early forties with his foster parents, his parents having died when he was small. He enlisted in Co. G. 40th Iowa Infantry, August 20, 1862, serving his country faithfully for three years, and was discharged Nov. 30, 1865. He married Mary Jane London Banta, November 30, 1865: to this union were born eight children - John Q. Adams, living near Indianola; Rene, wife of C. L. Zin; Alfred and W. A. Adams, of Medora; Bertha, wife of W. C. Smith, and Nora, still at home. Cora E. and Logan Edward preceded him in death. He was converted in early boyhood and joined the Methodist Church. He was asked during his sickness if he was afraid to die, and quickly answered "No". We mourn not as those who have no hope. The funeral was held in the Gosport M. E. Church, conducted by Rev. J. A. Branson, of Dallas, and the body laid to rest in the Gosport Cemetery.
Family links: 
  Mary Jane London Banta Adams (1841 - 1911)
  John Quincy Adams (1866 - 1952)*
  Ida Irene Adams Zin (1868 - 1939)*
  Alfred Amsberry Adams (1870 - 1941)*
  William Allen Adams (1873 - 1950)*
  Cora E. Adams (1876 - 1876)*
  Bertha Eldorado Adams Smith (1882 - 1952)*
  Logan Edward Adams (1885 - 1889)*
  Nora Edna Adams McCoy (1885 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
September 7, 1843 - May 26, 1909
Company G; 40th Iowa Infantry.
Note: Family photos submitted by Cindy Kimbrel-Wieland. Compiled from records and research by Cindy KIMBREL
Gosport Cemetery
Marion County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Old Addition; Row 2; S-N.
Maintained by: Cindy Kimbrel-Wieland
Originally Created by: Yvonne Gowen
Record added: Jun 08, 2011
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William Watson Adams
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William Watson Adams
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William Watson Adams
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- Cristy
 Added: Apr. 10, 2013

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