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Launcelot L. "Launcey/Lonnie" Adams
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Birth: Nov. 30, 1850
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
Death: Nov. 27, 1923
Illinois, USA

Virtually all the information on Launcey and children came from his granddaughter Florence Stevenson. Launcelot went by the nicknames Launcey and Lonnie.

From "A History of Chester, Illinois: 1829-1979", p 133, it gives that Launcey Adams, son of David, was one of the foremost agriculturists of Randolph County. The farm was located in the vicinity of the Randolph County Lake. Launcey Adams was married to Mary Elizabeth Livesy, daughter of Charles and Minerva (Smith) Livesy. Charles Livesy was one of the builders of the Covered Bridge.

Mr. and Mrs. Adams and children were members of the Presbyterian Church, supported the principles of the Republican party, and in social matters, connected with the American Legion of Honor. Stories are told about Jessie James spending the night and eating breakfast at neighboring farms. Launcey Adams once rode shotgun with his brother-in-law, John Douglas, to the Sparta Bank when Mr. Douglas had received an inheritance from Scotland.

There are four daughters not in Evergreen yet.
Louella Adams (1875-1928) married Fred Riechman
Margaret M Adams (1883-1969) married Minard Granneman.
Minnie Gertrude Adams (1885-1963) married Harry Douglas
Mabel Edna Adams (1894-1983) married Harry Weber.


 
 
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 Parents:
  David Adam (1818 - 1854)
  Margaret Douglas Adams (1816 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Livesy Adams (1855 - 1929)*
 
 Children:
  Charles R. Adams (1877 - 1930)*
  Albert James Adams (1880 - 1955)*
  David L. Adams (1882 - 1953)*
  Minnie Gertrude Adams Douglas (1885 - 1963)*
  Elmo H. Adams (1889 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joan Adam Steinberg (1845 - 1917)*
  Catherine Carlew Adams (1847 - 1928)*
  James Pope Adams (1848 - 1904)*
  Launcelot L. Adams (1850 - 1923)
  Isabell Janette Adams Douglas (1853 - 1940)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Chester
Randolph County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Kingfisher
Originally Created by: DaWaRa
Record added: Nov 05, 2013
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