Riley Andrew “Andy” Adams

Riley Andrew “Andy” Adams

Birth
Bradfordsville, Marion County, Kentucky, USA
Death 18 Aug 1888 (aged 86–87)
Phelps County, Missouri, USA
Burial Phelps County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 31421687 · View Source
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Son of Conrad/Coonrod "Cooney" Adams and Mary "Polly" Houk (some sources give "Hawk"). Coonrad Adams born North Carolina about 1770 and died in Crawford (now Phelps) County Missouri in 1835. Most of his family came to Missouri around the 1830's. While most of this family is buried in the Phelps and Dent Counties area, not all of their graves have been located.
Andrew Adams married Mary "Polly" Malone (sister of Thomas C. Malone) in Washington County Kentucky, 24 Jan. 1829; relocated to Missouri about 1834.
Children:

Elizabeth "Betty" Adams [b. 16 June 1830 in Kentucky, d. 1891 Phelps Co., Missouri; married Richard Stanford Shoemate (1812-1915); both buried at Asher Cemetery];

Nancy B. Adams [b. 15 Feb. 1832 in KY, d. 24 Jan. 1912; married Thomas W. Morris (1830-1912); both buried Mattlock/Morris Cemetery, Phelps Co., MO];

Mary "Polly" Adams [b. 15 Sept. 1834, d. 17 Jan. 1914; married Enoch Elisha Bell (1839-1918) on 24 Feb. 1859; both buried Bell Cemetery near Seaton, Phelps Co., MO];

William T. Adams [b. 18 Oct. 1839, d. 4 Oct. 1889; mar. Lucinda ?; buried Morrison Cemetery, Dent County, Missouri];

James D. Adams [b. 15 Sept. 1840, d. 2 Sept. 1881; married Mary J. Tungate; buried Asher Cemetery];

Henry Adams [b. ca. 1844; married Sally Scott and Sally Ann Hensley].

It is believed that Andrew Adams had a brother named William Adams, born 1808 and died 18 August 1885 in Sligo, Dent Co., Missouri. William Adams was married to Charlotte Malone, a sister of his brother Andrew's wife, Mary "Polly" Malone. Charlotte Malone was born Washington Co., Kentucky in 1808 and was lasted noted living in Rolla Township, Phelps Co., Missouri on the census of 1860; she is believed to have died after 1862.


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  • Created by: E. Robert Malone
  • Added: 15 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31421687
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Riley Andrew “Andy” Adams (1801–18 Aug 1888), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31421687, citing Asher Cemetery, Phelps County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by E. Robert Malone (contributor 46974534) .