|Birth: ||Apr. 11, 1825|
|Death: ||Jul. 27, 1894|
The following biography taken from "Biographies of Vermonters A. D. 1892-93.
Bailey F. Adams of Randolph, son of Luther and Lydia (Reed) Adams, was born in Brookfield, April 11, 1825.
He received his education in the common schools of Brookfield and Williamstown and at Newbury Academy.
His grandfather, Samuel Adams, was a relative and namesake of the famous Massachusetts patriot and served seven years in the Continental army. His maternal grandfather, Jonathan Reed, was also a Revolutionary soldier and carried on his breast a scar from a British bayonet.
Mr. Adams remained on his father's farm at Brookfield and Williamstown until 1851, when he moved to the farm where he now resides, devoting his attention to dairy products and horse breeding, and owning a fine head of Jerseys.
Mr. Adams is a Republican in politics; was selectman for five consecutive years from 1862, and with his associates during that period paid out of the town treasury over $60,000 to the soldiers, together with the money compensation offered by the government to selectmen for recruiting services. Mr. Adams has been town auditor for seventeen consecutive years; lister, fourteen years; has represented his town repeatedly at county and state conventions; was member for Randolph in the Legislature of 1874; elected assistant judge of Orange county court 1888-'90; has been one of the trustees of the Normal School at Randolph since its establishment and also the trustee of its endowment fund.
He was married May 1, 1855, to Lucinda S., daughter of Rev. Andes T. and Lydia (Lincoln) Bullard. Of this union four children were born: Jarius B., Clinton A., Albert C. (deceased), and Julius L. (deceased).
Luther Adams (1791 - 1872)
Lydia A Reed Adams (1796 - 1881)
Lucinda Smith Bullard Adams (1833 - 1907)
Albert C Adams (1857 - 1874)*
Jairus Bullard Adams (1864 - 1940)*
Julius L Adams (1864 - 1864)*
Bailey Frye Adams (1825 - 1894)
Albert C Adams (1832 - 1844)*
Randolph Center Cemetery
Created by: Bill DeFlorio
Record added: Dec 28, 2012
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