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Major Hertford "Hert" Adams
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Birth: May, 1859
Craven County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 6, 1936
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA

Major Hertford Adams is the son of parents born into slavery. They are Seth G Adams and Rebecca Boyd. They were married on 25 Aug 1866 in Carteret County. The 1870 census indicates that Hert was born in 1859. It is unclear then whether Rebecca is the mother of most of these children - or if their marriage was simply not recorded until then.

Hert is seen in most census records as Major H Adams. He is a brother to Estridge, Nellie, Louise, Thaddeus, James and Theodore Marcellus Adams. The 1880 census indicates that Hert and two of his brothers still lived at home and that at age 21 he was still attending school.

It appears he married Caroline unknown in 1883 and in 1900 the couple lived in Cambridge, MA where he worked as a day laborer. The 1900 census indicates that they'd had four children but none survived to 1900.

Hert is next seen back in Craven county in 1930 when he resided with a nephew, Augustus Lawson.

Mr. Adams was a widower and thought to be about 70 years of age when he came to Cherry for the last 19 days of his life. He died of "exhaustion from senile dementia". He came to the hospital from Craven county, NC.

Cherry Hospital Cemetery
Wayne County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Nov 27, 2010
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