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Castor Adams
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Birth: May 20, 1832
Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
Death: Jul. 6, 1916
McHenry
McHenry County
Illinois, USA

Transcribed from "History of McHenry County, Illinois-1885".

CASTOR ADAMS was born in Prussia, May 20, 1832, a son of Nicholas and Susanah Adams, natives of Germany, who came to America in 1841 and located in McHenry County, Ill., on the farm where our subject now lives, where his mother died in 1843, aged thirty-four years, and the father, June 26, 1879, aged eighty-one years.

Castor Adams attended school in his native country, but after coming to America was obliged to help his father on the farm and attended school only a month.

He was married Oct. 30, 1855, to Anna, daughter of John P. and Kate Huemann, natives of Germany. They have eight children- John, Emma, Peter, Nicholas, Joseph, Katie, William, and Mary.

He has served as Assessor two terms, road commissioner four terms, and School Director several years. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nicolaus Adams (1799 - 1879)
  Susanna Gaeb Adams (1809 - 1843)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Huemann Adams (1835 - 1921)
 
 Children:
  Emma Anna Mary Adams Miller (1858 - 1919)*
  Nicholas Adams (1861 - 1910)*
  Eva Catharina Adams (1863 - 1864)*
  Maria Elisabeth Adams (1865 - 1870)*
  Jacob Lorenz Adams (1871 - 1871)*
  William C Adams (1874 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Adams Weber (1831 - 1913)*
  Castor Adams (1832 - 1916)
  Mathias Adams (1834 - 1908)*
  Margaret or Margaretha Adams Schaefer (1835 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Burial July 8, 1916.
 
Burial:
Saint John the Baptist Cemetery
Johnsburg
McHenry County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Terri Burris
Originally Created by: anonymous
Record added: Sep 20, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76850591
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- Janet Huseby Stephenson
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