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James Adams
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Birth: Aug. 24, 1829
South Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 24, 1893
Fayette County
Georgia, USA

James Adams, the son of Sanford Adams and Amy Ashley, was born in South Carolina, but moved to Fayette County, Georgia with his family as a young child. He married Elizabeth Spradlin on 23 Oct 1851.
He was a private in Co. B Cavalry Battalion, Cobbs Legion. His wife's pension application states that he surrendered on 9 April 1865 at Appomatox Courthouse. Other records state he was paroled at Greensboro in on 1 May 1865. Pension records also give his date of death as 24 March 1893. He lived through the harrowing experience of the Civil War and losing four of his dear brothers. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sanford Adams (1805 - 1868)
  Amy Ashley Adams (1806 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Spradlin Adams (1836 - 1909)
 
 Siblings:
  Bennette Adams (1820 - 1915)*
  James Adams (1829 - 1893)
  Rachel Adams McEachern (1835 - 1907)*
  Elias Adams (1837 - 1905)*
  Joshua Callaway Adams (1853 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co. B, Cav Bn, Cobbs GA Legion, CSA
 
Burial:
Hopewell Cemetery
Tyrone
Fayette County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Mary Harper
Originally Created by: Linda Abbott
Record added: Dec 27, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10179180
James Adams
Added by: Sharon Kadlick
 
James Adams
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Added by: David Niebes
 
 
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