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Elijah Columbus Adams
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Birth: May 28, 1820
Oneida County
New York, USA
Death: May 26, 1905
Marengo
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

He died in the Calhoun County Poorhouse so it is doubtful that he has a marker in the cemetery.
First wife was Sarah Kern (1823-1902) Married her in 1839. She married Benjamin G Fisher in 1872.
Second wife (Permelia Scoby) Married her in 1877. She married Walter Nichols in 1896.
Death certificate says widowed so he may have had a 3rd wife.
Children (1st wife): Lewis H Adams, Alvinza J Adams & Eugene C Adams
Children (2nd wife): John Q Adams, Lavinia Adams, Sarah Adams & Elijah Q Adams
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Marshall (MI) Daily Chronicle
Friday, May 26, 1905
Local.
Elijah Adams died at the county farm this morning. He was 92 years of age, had been at the farm a long time, and was from Homer.

Marshall (MI) Expounder
Friday, June 2, 1905
Local Monday
Elijah Adams, the man who died at the county poor farm at the age of 92 years last Friday is said to have been a member of the family which gave two presidents to this country. Mr. Adams left an autograph picture of President John Quincy Adams.


Marshall (MI) News
Friday, June 2, 1905
Jottings.
Elijah Adams, who died at the county poor farm Friday, for some time lived on West Jackson street, in Battle Creek. He was at one time possessed of considerably money but unfortunate speculations lost to him his fortune and the past few years he had been an inmate of the county house. The time of his death Adams was 92 years of age and still retained a remarkable recollection of his boyhood and the stirring days through which he had passed. He claimed to be a member of the same family which gave to this country two presidents by the name of Adams and to substantiate this claim had among his belongings an autograph picture of John Quincy Adams.

 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sarah Kern Fisher (1823 - 1902)
  Permelia Scoby Nichols (1842 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Lewis H Adams (1844 - 1930)*
  Alvinza Adams (1849 - 1923)*
  Eugene Columbus Adams (1854 - 1922)*
  John Quincy Adams (1878 - 1884)*
  Lavina Louise Adams Clark (1880 - 1952)*
  Lydia Sabrina Adams Adams (1882 - 1937)*
  John Q. Adams (1884 - 1952)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset View Cemetery
Jonesville
Hillsdale County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Sharon W
Record added: May 03, 2012
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Elijah Columbus Adams
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Elijah Columbus Adams
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Elijah Columbus Adams
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 Added: Dec. 28, 2015
 
 
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