John Adams

John Adams

Birth
Chesterfield, Chesterfield Borough, Derbyshire, England
Death 2 Feb 1899 (aged 82)
Ecclesfield, Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Burial Sheffield, Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Plot Section AA grave #11706
Memorial ID 82816465 · View Source
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John Adams was the son of James Adams and Rebecca Pinch. He first married Mary Muscroft on the 3rd day of October 1834 in the Parish of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England. Together they had the following children: Charles b. 23 May 1840 m. Harriett Drury; Lucy b. 21 Aug 1842 m. Alfred Elliot; John b. 20 Oct 1844 m. Sarah Ann Needham; James b. 13 Jan 1847 m. Martha Ann Field; Mary Ann b. 28 Jun 1850 m. John Cartledge; Sophia b. 3 Aug 1853 m. William Moore; Jane b. 19 Jul 1855 m. Arthur Marsden.

John was a clerk and preacher in the Methodist church church. He was able to play the violin. John, with his brother, Henry Adams, started the Refuge Insurance Company in England; which according to a new found relative, is still thriving today, being one of the largest. John became the branch manager in Sheffield.

His wife, Mary, left him and the children in about 1856, for the United States. John later married the widow Catherine Robinson Oxley. He died at the home of his daughter, Jane, 19 Station Road, Eckington, Derby, England.


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  • Created by: Karma
  • Added: 1 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 82816465
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Adams (22 Sep 1816–2 Feb 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 82816465, citing City Road Cemetery, Sheffield, Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England ; Maintained by Karma (contributor 47661694) .