Castor Adams

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Castor Adams

  • Birth 20 May 1832 Hirten, Mayen-Koblenzer Landkreis, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany
  • Death 6 Jul 1916 Johnsburg, McHenry County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Johnsburg, McHenry County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 76850591

Transcribed from "History of McHenry County, Illinois-1885".

CASTOR ADAMS was born in Prussia, May 20, 1832, a son of Nicholas and Susanah Adams, natives of Germany, who came to America in 1841 and located in McHenry County, Ill., on the farm where our subject now lives, where his mother died in 1843, aged thirty-four years, and the father, June 26, 1879, aged eighty-one years.

Castor Adams attended school in his native country, but after coming to America was obliged to help his father on the farm and attended school only a month.

He was married Oct. 30, 1855, to Anna, daughter of John P. and Kate Huemann, natives of Germany. They have eight children- John, Emma, Peter, Nicholas, Joseph, Katie, William, and Mary.

He has served as Assessor two terms, road commissioner four terms, and School Director several years.


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Gravesite Details Burial July 8, 1916.

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  • Maintained by: Terri Burris
  • Originally Created by: anonymous
  • Added: 20 Sep 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 76850591
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Castor Adams (20 May 1832–6 Jul 1916), Find A Grave Memorial no. 76850591, citing Saint John the Baptist Cemetery, Johnsburg, McHenry County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Terri Burris (contributor 47414285) .