Mary Elizabeth <I>Howard</I> Adams

Mary Elizabeth Howard Adams

Osage, Carroll County, Arkansas, USA
Death 6 Jan 1941 (aged 79)
Globe, Gila County, Arizona, USA
Burial Globe, Gila County, Arizona, USA
Memorial ID 20324873 · View Source
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Father John Howard

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Online Death Certificate.
The following obituary was found among the paper's of her niece Ora Tuttle. The name of the newspaper is not known but is probably the "Silver Belt."

James Monroe Adams married Mary Jane Howard 17 October 1880 Tonto Basin, Gila, Arizona


Globe, Jan. 11-- Funeral services, followed by interment in the Globe Cemetery, were held Thursday for Mary Elizabeth Adams, pioneer Arizonian, who died in her home here Monday morning.

Mrs. Adams was born in Kell county, Ark., November 27, 1861. In 1876, she left with her family by wagon train, for the West. It took them six months to reach Colorado, where they sold their wagon and livestock and continued on to California by railway.

It was a section of this wagon train which was involved in the historic Mountain Meadow massacre on the Utah border.Mrs. Adams came to Arizona when 19 years old and later met and married James Montgomery Adams, and the latter entered the cattle ranching business near Globe.

After his death nearly 41 years ago, Mrs. Adams carried on the business for many years. She had resided here and in the surrounding district for 60 years at the time of her death.

Surviving are six children. Richard Adams of Globe, John Quincy Adams and Mark Adams of Ray, Kate Winkler of Douglas, Reba Sharrah of Tucson and Laura Adams of Ventura, Calif., three sisters, a brother, 16 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

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  • Maintained by: Clarence J. DILLION
  • Originally Created by: C.C.
  • Added: 6 Jul 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20324873
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Elizabeth Howard Adams (27 Nov 1861–6 Jan 1941), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20324873, citing Globe Cemetery, Globe, Gila County, Arizona, USA ; Maintained by Clarence J. DILLION (contributor 48546734) .