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 Walter G. Adams

Walter G. Adams

Death Dec 1904 (aged 65)
Burial Mountain Park, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 24541486 · View Source
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Civil War Veteran
Husband of America E. Adams

Adams, Walter or William G. of St. Louis, Mo. c.1839 born in Indiana; farmer; July 31, 1861 enlisted at St. Louis as pvt. Co. G, 19th Ill. Infantry Rgt. Jan. 14, 1863 transferred to Bridge's (Ill.) Independent Light Artillery Battery; Dec. 21, 1864 transferred to Battery B, 1st Ill. Light Artillery Rgt. no date cpl. July 7, 1865 mustered out at Chicago, Ill. Jan. 22, 1879 applied for a pension (application #289284/certificate #320073); 1904 died and buried in Mountain Park Cemetery in Kiowa County, Okla. 1905 his widow America (Genevivi) E. Adams applied for a pension (application #8231112/certificate #604904) while living in Oklahoma (Indian Territory); 5 feet, 8 inches tall, light hair and blue eyes

NOTE: first name given as William on Illinois descriptive rolls and Walter on pension index card

Sources: Illinois Descriptive Rolls; Illinois: Roster of Officers and Enlisted Men; Pension Index Card

1880 U. S. Census

Walter G. Adams, c.1839 born in Indiana; farmer at Sand Hill, Scotland County, Mo.

wife: America Adams, c.1846 born in Missouri (1910 her name listed as Genevivi Adams)


William R. Adams, c.1866 born in Missouri, farm worker

Philip T. Adams, c.1867 born in Missouri, farm worker

Arthur G. Adams, c.1868 born in Missouri, farm worker

Elsie E. Adams, c.1872 born in Missouri

Laura Adams, c.1873 born in Missouri

Lavina Adams, c.1875 born in Missouri

Carrie Adams, 6 months old, born in Missouri (Census dated June 4, 1880 making birth month December 1879 or January 1880





  • Created by: Pat Sproat
  • Added: 10 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24541486
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Walter G. Adams (25 May 1839–Dec 1904), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24541486, citing Mountain Park Cemetery, Mountain Park, Kiowa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Pat Sproat (contributor 46785251) .