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Col Milton Butler Adams

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Col Milton Butler Adams

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Death 21 Jun 1909 (aged 64)
Burial New Brighton, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 77724430 View Source
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Adams, Milton Butler, April 1845 born in Pennsylvania; June 23, 1865 graduated from West Point (5/68) and appointed 1stlt., Corps of Engineers; 1866-1868 assistant professor at West Point; river and harbor improvements; Jan. 6, 1870 capt. c.1879 married Anna L. Walker Adams (March 1855 born in New York-1909 died); July 3, 1883 maj. July 5, 1898 ltcol. 1900 at Nashville, Tenn. no date col. 1909 retired; June 21, 1909 died at Sharon, Pa. July 22, 1909 his widow Anna L. Adams applied for a pension (application #924244/certificate #705772) while living in Ohio; son Lewis M. Adams May 22 or Sept. 26, 1882 born at Upper Bern Townshio, Pa.-March 6, 1947 died at Corpus Christi, Texas
son Adams, Lewis Milton, May 22 or Sept. 26, 1882 born at Upper Bern Townshio, Pa., son of Milton B. and Anna L. Adams; June 11, 1903 graduated from West Point (14/93) and appointed to Corps of Engineers; 1903-1904 Moro expedition; 1906-1907 Cuban pacifica-tion; river duty at Pittsburgh, Pa. and on Ohio River; 1910 living at Triadelphia, WVa. Mexican punitive expedition; July 20, 1916 married Marion L. Jones (Oct. 8, 1895 born at Ft. Keogh, Mont.-1987 died) at El Paso, Texas; engineer officer with American Expeditionary Force; 1920-1929 professor of military science at California Institute of Technology; 1926 retired for disa-bility; 1930 retired as col. March 6, 1947 died at Corpus Christi, Texas; son Milton B. Adams, May 12, 1917 born at Eagle Pass, Texas-May 15, 2009 died
grandson Adams, Milton Bernard, May 12, 1917 born at Eagle Pass, Texas, son of Lewis M. and Marion L. Adams; June 12, 1939 graduated from West Point; 1943 married Jean Besson; 1943-1945 in South Pacific and Philippines with Army Air Corps; c.1944 col. to 1949 an advisor to Shah of Iran; 1962-1965 Vietnam; majgen. 1972 retired for disability; May 15, 2009 died and buried at West Point; Children: Mary Adams, Milton B. Adams, Jr., Jean Adams, Frank L. Adams
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Jones, Frank Beall, c.1856 born in Mississippi; June 13, 1879 graduated from West Point (59/67) and appointed 2ndlt., 22nd U. S. Infantry Rgt. 1879-1896 frontier duty; 1879-1896 Ute Indian war; Jan. 1, 1888 1stlt. May 1, 1896 capt. July 1898 wounded at Santiago, Cuba; wounded in Philippines; July 20, 1901 transferred to 17th U. S. Infantry Rgt. July 26, 1901 maj., 9th U. S. Infantry Rgt. col. 1918 retired; Aug. 10, 1929 died in California and buried in Arlington, Va. National Cemetery. wife Margaret Clarke Jones (1945 died) (grandfather of Milton Bernard Adams)
Clarke, Francis, born in Ireland; June 4, 1850-June 28, 1861 pvt., cpl., sgt., 1stsgt., Co. G, 3rd U. S. Infantry Rgt. May 14, 1861 2ndIt., 13th U. S. Infantry Rgt. Oct. 24, 1861 1stIt. July 4, 1863 brevet capt., U. S. Army for siege of Vicksburg, Miss. Nov. 25, 1863 brevet maj., U. S. Army for Missionary Ridge, Tenn. Oct. 10, 1865 capt. Sept. 21, 1866 transferred to 31st U. S. Infantry Rgt. May 15, 1869 transferred to 22nd U. S. Infantry Rgt. June 2, 1889 retired; Feb. 13, 1898 died; daughter Margaret Clarke (1945 died)
Sources: 1900, 1910 and 1930 U. S. Census; Pension Index

Buried Jun 23, 1909


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