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Charles Henry Adams

  • Birth 5 Mar 1826 Richmond, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Death 16 Apr 1909 Compton, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Burial Compton, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Memorial ID 73927401

Born in Shipton, Quebec, baptised at Ascot Corner. Lumber merchant in Cookshire, the county seat of Compton.

His mother died when he was just three and he was raised by his step-mother Sarah Holt.

During his 80 years, Charles was a witness at many family births, baptisms and funerals. He outlived most of his relatives.

His own burial service was held at Compton Methodist Church with burial in the Cemetery at Compton Village.

He was married to Lydia Ann Merrill 1831 – 1906 with whom he raised two daughters:

Sarah Maria Adams 1853 –
Mary Lydia Adams 1871 –

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  • Created by: Fay Carmichael
  • Added: 25 Jul 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 73927401
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Charles Henry Adams (5 Mar 1826–16 Apr 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 73927401, citing Compton Cemetery, Compton, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada ; Maintained by Fay Carmichael (contributor 47275576) .