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B M Adams
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Birth: Nov. 4, 1817
Stamping Ground
Scott County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1901
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA

The gravestone for "Brazilia Modezette" Adams is "B.M." Adams. He was a Baptist minister. Chances are, his name was actually "Barzillai," a biblical name. The marriage index indicates his name was "Barzillai M Adams." The 1870 census enumerates him as "Barzillar Adams." In a document written for his children, he says this: "The Baptist Church was the next church organized in 1865 by Rev. B.M. Adams...." I have also found instances of his name written as "Barzella." Try as I might, I don't find ANY instances of "Brazilia Modezette" Adams, except here at find-a-grave (and in some family trees that have obviously been copied from the find-a-grave record). Nor can I find an official record which uses his middle name. Since he himself used "B.M. Adams" in his letter to his children and also on his gravestone, I feel that his name should be changed on the find-a-grave memorial to B. M. Adams for the sake of accuracy and also for the sake of people who might be trying to find him here. 
Family links: 
  Isaac Adams (____ - 1862)
  Carolyn Myrtillia Hickman Adams (1826 - 1874)*
  James A. Adams (1849 - 1896)*
  John Judson Crittenden Adams (1853 - 1916)*
  Leona T. Adams Palmer (1861 - 1922)*
  Robert Edward Adams (1863 - 1951)*
  Lizzie Adams (____ - 1860)*
  B M Adams (1817 - 1901)
  Julia Ann Adams Black (1824 - 1900)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: B.M. married "Carrie" in Missour in 1841
Greenwood Cemetery
Canon City
Fremont County
Colorado, USA
Plot: 1
Created by: Carol
Record added: Apr 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35703675
B M Adams
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B M Adams
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