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William Jackson Adams
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Birth: Jul. 24, 1847
Montgomery County
Virginia, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 1933
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA

Company 179 Regt., Ohio Infantry, UNION

In my 2nd great grandfather's (Giles Montgomery Adams Sr.) testimony for his brother William's pension application, he recalled how his brother almost died during the Civil War. "We were both members of Company E, 179th Regiment - Ohio Infantry Volunteers. In the month of March, 1865, while in camp near Nashville Tennessee, Wm. J. Adams, had an attack of Measles, which made him very sick. I nursed him all the time during his sickness. I thought it doubtful about his getting well, but he did recover. He complained ever afterward about his breast hurting. I think his health was impaired by that spell of Measles." 
 
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 Parents:
  John W. Adams (____ - 1865)
  Nancy Jane Owens Flowers
 
 Spouse:
  Virginia Frances Chapman Adams (1852 - 1946)
 
 Children:
  Mary Susan Adams Wilson (1871 - 1953)*
  William Mack Adams (1879 - 1962)*
  Sallie V. Adams Casey (1891 - 1964)*
  Timothy J. Adams (1894 - 1959)*
  Ira L. Adams (1896 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  Miles Frank Adams (1843 - 1862)*
  Giles Montgomery Adams (1844 - 1919)*
  William Jackson Adams (1847 - 1933)
  Nancy Virginia Adams Flowers (1854 - 1936)*
  Susan Lucretia Adams Chapman (1859 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oaklawn Memorial Park
Barboursville
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Diane Simmons
Record added: Aug 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74402355
William Jackson Adams
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William Jackson Adams
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William Jackson Adams
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William was my 2nd great grandfather...meet you in Heaven..your great grandaughter
- Janith Thomas Conner
 Added: Oct. 20, 2012

- Diane Simmons
 Added: Nov. 18, 2011
 
 
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