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 John Matthew Adam

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John Matthew Adam

  • Birth 18 Aug 1838 Aldie, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 12 Jun 1899 Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA
  • Plot Block 2 Lot 88
  • Memorial ID 30377266

My thanks to LisaBee for setting up this memorial to my maternal Great Grandfather and for the photos taken by Bill & Kathy and Eric

John Matthew ADAM married Eleanor JOHNSON on 29 December 1867 in Brazos County, Texas. C.S.A.

They had five children:

Rose Mildred ADAM, born 07 Oct 1868 in Bryan, TX who married (1) Robert Simonton GOULD Jr. (2) Richard CORNER. MY LINE, she is my maternal grandmother who I never met. See Memorial # 39331187

Frank Johnson ADAM, born 26 July 1870 in Bryan, TX & died 14 Mar 1950, dsp. See Memorial # 30496068

Ernest William ADAM, born 25 Nov 1873 in Bryan, TX & married Zadie DYER

Whitney Montgomery ADAM, born 26 June 1877 in Bryan, TX & married Edna LOCKWOOD & died 14 Mar 1953. See Memorial # 30496111

Eliza Mildred ADAM, born 18 Sep 1888 in Bryan, TX & married Frank Frazier

Reference: John M. Adam, A Family History, A Man Called Adam by Pattie Rose Trippet, October 1983

Per 03 Jan 2013 EMAIL from Waco Graver, the obit below was published using the misspelled name ADAMS:

Waco Times-Herald, 1899
Tue., June 13 (8-4): John M. Adams, age 60, died at his residence, 17th & Clay, yesterday. Born at Aldie, Soudan County, Virginia, Aug. 18, 1839. To Texas Feb. 1860. In 1861, enlisted in Co. C, 4th Texas, Hood's Brigade. Was in 32 pitched battles, including Gettysburg. Leaves a wife and five children: Frank J. Adams, Earnest M. Adams, Whitney M. Adams, Mrs. Gould of Austin, and a ten-year-old child. Funeral from the residence today, Dr. Addison Clark officiating.

My thanks to Waco Graver for sending me this obit information.

My thanks to TWOFOURTEENJIM for providing me with the burial plot info.

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J.M. Adam

  • Maintained by: John Adam Farris
  • Originally Created by: LisaBee, Texas
  • Added: 6 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30377266
  • John Adam Farris
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Matthew Adam (18 Aug 1838–12 Jun 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30377266, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by John Adam Farris (contributor 47923421) .