John Huy Addams

John Huy Addams

Sinking Spring, Berks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 17 Aug 1881 (aged 59)
Wisconsin, USA
Burial Cedarville, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA
Plot Front right section - Row 9
Memorial ID 58125062 · View Source
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Addams was an Illinois state senator from 1854-1870.
He married his wife, Sarah Weber.
Sarah died in 1863.
He then married the widow, Anna H. Haldeman, in 1867,
While on a family vacation in Wisconsin, he died.

The village of Cedarville Ill is next to Freeport the largest village in the county. It is beautifully situated on Cedar Creek, a small stream which rises in the town of Rock Grove, and is so abundantly supplied with the springs along its course in the prairie, as to furnish sufficient water power for a large oil mill about a mile and a half east of Cedarville, and only some five or six miles from the spring where it takes its rise ; and at Cedarville there is now a large flouring mill and a saw mill on the same stream, and it is considered that at the same place there is sufficient water power for a large factory. Although the stream is not very large, the supply of water is so constant, that in the greatest drought no inconvenience is experienced. In 1840 there were a few houses built in Cedarville, but it was not until about 1846 that the village began to take a start. About this time John H. Addams built the large grist mill he at present owns. Ever since his arrival in that place in 1844, Mr. Addams has taken a lively interest in the progress of the place, and there is no doubt that much of the improvement now manifested is the result of his liberality and enterprise. Sketches of the History of Stephenson County, Ill: And Incidents Connected ...
edited by William J. Johnston

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for John Huy Addams (12 Jul 1822–17 Aug 1881), Find a Grave Memorial no. 58125062, citing Cedarville Cemetery, Cedarville, Stephenson County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Dr. Andree Swanson (contributor 47094290) .