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Rev Myron Adams
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1841
East Bloomfield
Ontario County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 29, 1895
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA

Husband of Hester Rose Hopkins whom he married on September 23, 1868 in Auburn, New York.

Father of Samuel Hopkins Adams who was born in 1871.

News Article:

Adams, Jr., Myron, March 12, 1841 born at East Bloomfield, N. Y., son of Myron and Sarah O. Taylor Adams; Aug. 8 or 12, 1862 cpl., Co. F, 126th N. Y. Infantry Rgt. Sept. 16, 1862 captured at Harper's Ferry, WVa. and paroled; 1863 graduated from Hamilton College; March 19, 1863 hospital steward, U. S. Army; July 26, 1863 2ndlt., 2nd U. S. Colored Infantry Rgt. June 1864 at New Orleans, La. July 15, 1864 2ndlt., Signal Corps (51 of 81) with March 3, 1863 date of rank; served in Department of the Gulf and Military Division of West Mississippi; July 1864 aboard USS Moranza (sic/no such ship); Aug. 5, 1864 aboard screw sloop USS Lackawanna during naval battle of Mobile Bay, Ala. aboard monitor USS Winne-bago; September 1864 at Vicksburg, Miss. Oct. 6, 1864 discharged from regiment; no date acting inspector general; March 1865 accompanied MajGen. E. R.S. Canby to Alabama; Aug. 1, 1865 resigned, declining an appointment as maj., U. S. Army; 1868 graduated from Auburn Seminary; pastor at Union Springs, N. Y. Sept. 23, 1868 married Hester R. Hopkins at Auburn, N. Y. 1869 moved to Dunkirk, N. Y. from 1876 pastor of Plymouth Congregational Church at Rochester, N. Y. Dec. 29, 1895 died at Rochester; January 1896 buried in Rochester; author of Cain and Abel" (1883), The Continuous Creation, an Application of the Evolutionary Philosophy to the Christian Religion (1889) and The Creation of the Bible (1892)

Brother Adams, Edward Payson, c.1834 born at East Bloomfield, N. Y., son of Myron and Sarah O. Taylor Adams; c.1862 married Charlotte Stanley; Aug. 8 or 22, 1862 enlisted at East Bloom-field, N. Y. as pvt., Co. F, 126th N. Y. Infantry Rgt. Sept. 15, 1862 captured and paroled at Harpers Ferry, WVa. Feb. 28, 1863 cpl. July 24, 1863 discharged from regiment; July 24 or Aug. 19, 1863 1stlt./quartermaster, 2nd U. S. Colored Infantry Rgt. July 15, 1864 2ndlt., Signal Corps (50 of 81 appointments) with March 3, 1863 date of rank; served in Department of the South; Sept. 30, 1864 discharged from regiment; July 6, 1865 resigned; 1880 minister at Dunkirk, N. Y. Jan. 20, 1896 applied for a pension while living in New York; Jan. 25, 1897 died; Feb. 10, 1897 his widow Charlotte applied for a pension; Children: Sarah T. Adams, c.1869 born in New York; Charles E. Adams, c.1874 born New York; Emma Adams, c.1879 born in New York
Sources: New York: Report of the Adjutant-General; Heitman: Register of United States Army 1789-1903; Official Army Register of the Volunteer Force 1861-1865; 1880 U. S. Census; Brown, J. Willard, The Signal Corps in the War of the Rebellion, Boston, 1896 (reprinted 1996); Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century; Pension Index; Union Blue: History of MOLLUS


 
 
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 Parents:
  Myron Adams (1799 - 1893)
  Sarah O. Taylor Adams (1799 - 1855)
 
 Spouses:
  Hester Rose Hopkins Adams (1847 - 1917)*
  Susan Adams (1841 - 1863)*
 
 Children:
  Samuel Hopkins Adams (1871 - 1958)*
 
 Sibling:
  Edwin Dwight Adams (1835 - 1845)*
  Myron Adams (1841 - 1895)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Jun 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7609036
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- Sgt. Linsley M. Hamilton Army Retired
 Added: Nov. 2, 2014
Companion #09947 - MIlitary Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Apr. 16, 2014
LONG GONE, BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. Daffodils signify "Regards". To Myron, may you rest in eternal peace. Your loving cousin-in-law,
- Kati McSweeney
 Added: Feb. 22, 2012
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