Rev John Wesley Adams

Rev John Wesley Adams

Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 25 May 1915 (aged 83)
Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot Group 0, Lot 692, Grave 5 Internment#20689
Memorial ID 164992846 · View Source
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- Veteran of Civil War
- At time of enlistment was listed as a 31 year old resident of Salem NH
- Enlisted on 12/5/1863 as a Chaplain
- On 12/5/1863 he was commissioned into Field & Staff NH 2nd Infantry
- He was discharged on 12/19/1865

Other Information:
- Member of GAR Post # 100 (Colonel William B. Greene) in Methuen, MA
- Held GAR Office of Post Commander # 100

Federal Pension Information:
He applied for a pension on 10/1/1866
application # 116,891
His Widow (Lydia M Adams) applied for a pension on 7/8/1915 from the state of MA
application # 104,997
Ater the War he lived in Greeland, NH

- Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65
- National Archives: Index to Federal Pension Records
- Register of the Commandery of the State of Massachusetts MOLLUS
- GAR Dept of Massachusetts 1866-1947 (Sargent)

Bio contributor: RHO# 48865322

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  • Created by: Paul
  • Added: 14 Jun 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 164992846
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev John Wesley Adams (23 May 1832–25 May 1915), Find a Grave Memorial no. 164992846, citing Bellevue Cemetery, Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Paul (contributor 48868345) .