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Benjamin Franklin "Ben" Adams
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1868
Johnson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Mar. 17, 1937
Johnson County
Missouri, USA

Benjamin Franklin Adams, prominent farmer of southeast of Warrensburg, passed away Wednesday afternoon at his home following a stroke which he suffered Tuesday afternoon while working with neighbors in dragging snow from the road. Funeral services will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the New Hope church with the Rev. S.E. Parrott of Colorado, a former pastor, officiating. Benjamin

Franklin Adams, member of one of Johnson county's pioneer families, was born on the Adams homestead about one mile from where he lived at the time of his death. He was born February 19, 1868, the son of John A. and Dorothy Mack Adams. He had spent his entire life in the community. He was one of ten children, eight of whom survive. Mr. Adams was united in marriage with Mildred McCoy on June 15, 1898, at Creighton, Mo. Following their marriage they moved to the farm where they have since resided. To them were born two children, who with Mrs. Adams survive. They are Mrs. Charles Mason of the home community, and Mrs. Erma Lafferty of Kansas City.

He is also survived by two grandchildren. A sister, Mrs. Margaret Wegener died June 30, 1927, at Eldon, Mo. He is survived by the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. John George, Arch Adams and Elmer Adams of Roscoe, Montana; Fred G. Adams; Mrs. Wesley Thorpe, Haviland, Kansas; Mrs. Dan Burford of near Leeton; Mrs. Jesse Fitzgerald, Peace Valley, Mo.; and John Adams of Denver, Colo. Mr. Adams was held in high esteem by those who knew him. He….[missing]

Family links: 
  John Albert Adams (1841 - 1921)
  Dorothy Mack Adams (1847 - 1923)
  Mildred McCoy Adams (1874 - 1969)*
  Erma Blanche Adams Leap (1904 - 1982)*
  Benjamin Franklin Adams (1868 - 1937)
  Sophia Lee Adams Burford (1871 - 1951)*
  Archibald Gilkerson Adams (1873 - 1948)*
  Jessie Ellen Adams George (1875 - 1963)*
  Frances Emma Adams Thorpe (1879 - 1949)*
  John Alpha Adams (1881 - 1958)*
  Elmer Emmett Adams (1888 - 1957)*
*Calculated relationship
Adams Memorial Cemetery
Bristle Ridge
Johnson County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Jerry Clark
Originally Created by: Victor Marolf
Record added: May 25, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52840988
Benjamin Franklin Ben Adams
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Benjamin Franklin Ben Adams
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Benjamin Franklin Ben Adams
Added by: Victor Marolf
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