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Matthew Adams
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1799
Death: May 8, 1889

Father: Robert Adams b: ABT 1760 in Kentucky died in Independence or Izard Co., AR in 1825

Mother: Sarah Unknown who died in Izard Co. AR in 1803

Married Priscilla Catherine Wolf b: ABT 1795 in Asheville, Rowan, North Carolina. Matthew married about age 18. See Wolf House Historian Volume 1 April 1989 #2 Pages 4-10. He and his wife were the first white settlers on the White River. He was a member of the AR Territorial Commission and the first judge of Izard Co., AR.

In 1851, Matthew and Catharine migrated to the San Antonio area before settling in Goliad County in the 1860s and 1870s. So they were in TX before the Civil War.

Matthew's brother John Adams married Pryscilla Catharine Wolf's sister Mary Ann Wolf. John and Mary Ann Adams did not come to TX but died in what was then Izard Co., AR but now know as Baxter Co., AR and are buried in the historic Wolf Family Cemetery.

1 John (1818-1863)
+Charity A. Wood
2 Albert G. (Est 1822 - )
3 Lucinda Jane (1825 - 1854)
+"Bud " Wright
+James Murray
4 Robert (1826 - 1904)(speculation data not factual)
+Mary Elizabeth Irwin (?)
+Sarah Estes
+Katie Boseman
5 Sarah B. (1828 - 1900)
+Charles Derl Wood
6 Margaret (1830 - 1905)
+Henry Ward Stevens
7 Henderson L. (About 1833 - )
8 Francis Marion (1834 - 1907)
+Elizabeth E. Sawyers
9 William M. (1837 - 1896/1900)
+Orlena J.
10 Richard H. (1838 - 1915)
+Mary Jane Adams (1st cousin, from Richard Irvin)
11 Mary Ann (1841 - Abt 1903)
12 George Washington (1844 - 1891)
+Frances Harriet Busby

All were b. in AR and d., or probably d., in TX except for John who d. in AR. 
Family links: 
  Robert Adams (1770 - 1825)
  Pryscilla Catharine Wolf Adams (1800 - 1873)*
  John Quincy Adams (1818 - 1863)*
  Robert Kendall Adams (1826 - 1904)*
  Sarah B. Adams Wood (1828 - 1900)*
  Margaret Adams Stevens (1830 - 1905)*
  Richard H. Adams (1838 - 1915)*
  Mary Ann Elizabeth Adams Sullivan (1841 - 1918)*
  John Adams (1796 - 1840)*
  Matthew Adams (1799 - 1889)
  Peter F. Adams (1806 - 1857)*
  Elizabeth Adams Wolf (1808 - 1850)*
*Calculated relationship
Sycamore Cemetery
Coryell County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Ann K. King Tebow
Originally Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Apr 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51130953
Matthew Adams
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Matthew Adams
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Matthew Adams
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Mathew Adams was my 4th great-grandfather. In searching for my family history I came across quite a tale about the Adams and their reasons for coming to Texas. I would have done the same had I been in their place. Much love going to up him in his heavenly...(Read more)
- Kricket
 Added: Sep. 17, 2015

 Added: Dec. 22, 2014
Matthew is my 2nd greatgrandfather. His daughter Mary Ann Elizabeth Adams Sullivan 1841-1918, was my greatgrandmother. Thank you Matthew for all that you did for us! I will keep you in my heart for always!
- Ann Kerryn
 Added: Nov. 4, 2014
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