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J T Adams
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Birth: 1871
Death: Sep. 23, 1903
Lincoln County
Kentucky, USA

LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY MARRIAGES
J. T. Adams married Lena B. Ware
18 December 1892
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SEMI-WEEKLY INTERIOR JOURNAL, STANFORD, KY.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1892
Page 5 Matrimonial Matters
The marriage of J. T. Adams, aged 21, and Miss Laura B. Ware, a sweet sixteen, was solemnized at the residence of the bride's father, Mr. C. G. Ware, yesterday.

TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1901
Page 3 Circuit Court
Of the indictments, principally misdemeanors, on the first day's docket, 19 were continued until next term.......The proceeding to require Col. J. T. Adams a peace bond, was continued until next Monday.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1903
Page 3 Killed Her Brother
Mrs. Mollie Turnbull shot and instantly killed her brother, Colonel Adams, aged about 30, in the Cedar Creek section, Wednesday. She used a double barreled shot gun and the shot took effect just below the heart. Mrs. Turnbull is prostrated over the affair and is not able to leave her bed. Officers O. P. Newland and J. G. Riddle went to her home immediately after the news of the killing reached them but made no arrest on account of her feeble condition. It is claimed that the brother had beat her and a bruised shoulder bears evidence of his inhuman treatment. Adams had a knife in one hand and a pistol in the other when he entered his sister's yard and the supposition is she thought her time had come and shot in self-defense. The dead man was buried yesterday afternoon.
(Mollie C. Adams married A. Huffman Turnbull 12 - 31 - 1890)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 1903
Page 1 Cedar Creek
Mrs. Lena Adams, widow of Col. Adams, asks us to thank the people thro' the columns of the I. J. for their kindness and assistance to herself and little children in their bereavement.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1903
Page 3
Acquitted - Mrs. Mollie Turnbull was acquitted of the murder of her brother, Colonel Adams, at the examining trial here Tuesday. It was proven a clear case of self-defense.

THE INTERIOR JOURNAL, STANFORD, KY.
TUESDAY, MARCH 26, 1907
Page 1 Ottenheim
Mrs. Lena Adams has changed her mind and will go to Stroud, Okla., where her sister, Mrs. Lewis Whitt, formerly of this county, lives.
(Kentuckiana Digital Library) 
 
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 Parents:
  Garland A Adams (____ - 1894)
  Nannie P Russell Adams (1848 - 1916)
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Joyce Tinsley
Record added: Feb 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104569977
 


- Joyce Tinsley
 Added: Feb. 3, 2013
 
 
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