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 Elias Pilling Adams

Elias Pilling Adams

Birth
Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Death 10 Jul 1937 (aged 73)
Layton, Davis County, Utah, USA
Burial Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA
Plot 4-15-B-6
Memorial ID 124661 · View Source
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Son of George Washington Adams and Mary Ann Pilling.

Elias married Hannah Maria Fanning, 11 Feb 1886, Kaysville, Davis, Utah.

He, along with his father and uncles, was one of the founders of the Adams Brothers Pond Company. From the establishment of the Adams' Reservoirs, they sucessfully furnished irrigation water to the farms and homes in Kaysville.

He was one of the first to invest in the Cotswold Sheep Industry and was engaged in that enterprize for a number of years.

He was also a farmer and stock rancher, owning and operating, first the horse-powered threshing machines, and later the steam thresher.

Children - William Elias Adams, Mary Hazel Adams, Cora Irene Adams, Merlin Wright Adams, Nellie Pearl Adams, Edgar Fanning Adams, Wilford Thomas Adams, Joseph Reuben Adams, John Vernon Adams, Leone Hannah Adams.



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  • Maintained by: history4sure
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 124661
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elias Pilling Adams (21 Jan 1864–10 Jul 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 124661, citing Kaysville City Cemetery, Kaysville, Davis County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by history4sure (contributor 46997739) .