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Benjamin Adams
Birth: Feb. 16, 1803
Southampton County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1863
Upson County
Georgia, USA

There is NO MARKER

Son of Arthur Adams and Elizabeth Reese.

His middle name is listed as Franklin by many trees on but the source of this middle name is unknown. Bible records and his will do not list this middle name.

(Excerpt below) Full Bio by John Adams

Benjamin Adams married Emily Ivey in Warren Co., Ga. December 18, 1823. She was the daughter of Dinkins and Lydia Hodgins Ivey. Lydia Hodgin(s) Ivey was a Quaker and the daughter of John and Mary Vernon Hodgin(s) both Quakers and original settlers of Wrightsborough, Ga. John Hodgin(s) land grant was dated February 2, 1769....

The children of Benjamin and Emily Ivey Adams were:
(1) Arthur Adams (1824-1902)
(2) Amanda Adams-Norman (1826-1901)
(3) Dinkin Adams (1828-1905)
(4) Dr Benjamin F Adams (1829-1885)
(5) William David Adams (1830-1899)
(6) Elizabeth Adams-McKenney (1832-1860)
(7) Curtis Albert Adams (1833-1864)
(8) Drucilla Margaret Adams (1836-1844)
(9) Mary Ann Adams-Taylor (1839)
(10) Emily Adams (1841-1847)
(11) Joseph Randall Adams (1843)
(12) Lillian Miranda Adams-Chatham (1845)
(13) Edna Elline Annet Adams-McComb (1847)
(14) Eveline J. Adams (abt. 1849-1851)
(15) Davis P. Adams (abt. 1854->1910)
(16) Eldora Adams-Weston (abt 1855->1874)

...Benjamin and Emily Ivey Adams attended Good Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Upson County, Ga. They both died in March of 1863....

Benjamin left a will that was probated in Upson, GA. It only lists his wife Emily by name as devisee. The children are bequeathed money upon majority but no names listed. Son Benjamin F Adams and son-in-law Francis M McKenney are appointed executors by name and relationship.
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Reese Adams (1785 - 1850)
  Emily Ivey Adams (1809 - 1863)*
  Amanda Adams Norman (1826 - 1901)*
  Dinkin Adams (1828 - 1905)*
  Benjamin F. Adams (1829 - 1885)*
  William David Adams (1830 - 1899)*
  Mary Adams McKenney (1832 - 1860)*
  Drucilla Margaret Adams (1836 - 1844)*
  Mary Ann Adams Taylor (1839 - 1877)*
  Emily Adams (1841 - 1847)*
  Joseph Randall Adams (1844 - 1920)*
  Edna E Adams McComb (1847 - 1902)*
  Eveline J. Adams (1849 - 1851)*
*Calculated relationship
No marker.
Adams-Dawson Cemetery
Upson County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Kelly K
Record added: Feb 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65491313
Benjamin Adams
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- Judy Curnell
 Added: Jun. 27, 2015

- Gordon
 Added: Jun. 6, 2015
Bless you, from your Christopher descendants.
 Added: Jan. 13, 2015
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