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John Adams
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Birth: May 27, 1818
Saint-Armand
Quebec, Canada
Death: May, 1864
Ceredo
Wayne County
West Virginia, USA

John Adams was a follower of Eli Thayer. He took his familly to Ceredo, VA in 1857 to practice new farming techniques and to spread the cause of the abolition of slavery. When Civil War broke out, John was adjutant of the Wayne County Militia and worked hard at gaining recruits for the Union army. He was captured and killed by Rebel Guerrillas in May of 1864. His body was later found riddled with bullets, confirming an execuition. Place and date of actual burial is unknown. I recently found out that being involved with governemt was nothing new to him. From 1845 to 1851 he was town clerk for the town of Franklin, Vermont. 
 
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 Parents:
  Abel Adams (1783 - 1849)
  Sally Stone (1795 - 1885)
 
 Spouse:
  Happilonia Adams Cushman Barney (1821 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Adelaide D Adams Hamlin (1843 - 1923)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cambridge Cemetery
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 929 Chestnut Ave
 
Created by: bluelady
Record added: Jul 01, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 72397753
John Adams
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John Adams
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All for the union!
- bluelady
 Added: Oct. 7, 2013
Thank you for your sacrifice. Rest in the loving arms of your Heavenly Father...
- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Apr. 28, 2012

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Apr. 28, 2012
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