Janet's Genealogy

Adams Family

Descendants of John Adams John Adams b: Abt. 1640 in England d: Abt. 1720 in Stafford Co, VA m'd Katherine

John Adams, Jr. b: 1670 in probably in Fairfax Co Va d: June 05, 1751 in Fairfax Co., VA m'd Elizabeth Johns b: Abt. 1673 on Abt. 1700

1 John Adams III b: Abt. 1700 in Fairfax Co, VA d: 1769 in Halifax Co, VA m'd Abt. 1743 to Eleanor Powell b: 1709 in Halifax Co, VA

1a Elizabeth Adams b: May 1753 1b Joshua Adams b: 1745 in Halifax Co, VA d: Abt. 1819 in Wayne Co, KY m'd Phoebe Easley

Joshua Adams and Phoebe Easley children

John Adams b: 1768 in Halifax Co, VA d: December 1819 in Patrick Co Va m'd Mary Martin

William Adams b: Abt. 1770 in Virginia m'd Frances Meacham b: 1780 in Virginia m: 1795

Daniel Easley Adams b: Abt. 1772

Isaac Adams b: 1775 in Patrick Co Va d: Aft. 1850 in Patrick Co Va m'd Exoney Ingram on October 13, 1808 in Patrick Co Va

*2nd Wife of Joshua Adams: Elizabeth Fuson m: November 28, 1807 in Patrick Co Va

2 Nipper Adams

3 William Adams b: Abt. 1700 in Stafford Co Va d: Abt. August 07, 1769 in Charlotte Co., Va m: Abt. 1720 to Sarah

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4 Richard Adams

5 Daniel Adams

6 Gabriel Adams b: Abt. 1690 in Stafford Co, VA m: Abt. 1712 to Priscilla Pearson b: Abt. 1690 in Stafford Co, VA

6.1 Gabriel Adams b: Abt. 1690 in Stafford Co, VA m'd Priscilla Pearson b: Abt. 1690 in Stafford Co, VA in Abt. 1712

2.6.1 Gabriel Adams b: 1715

2.6.2 John Adams b: 1716

2.6.3 Simon Adams b: 1717

2.6.4 Susanna Adams b: 1718 m'd John Summers

2.6.5 William Adams b: 1719

2.6.6 Silvester Adams b: 1720

2.6.7 Catherine Adams b: 1723

William and Sarah children and families:

3.a) John Adams b: 1723 in Northern Virginia d: June 19, 1815 in Pittsylvania County Va m'd Abt. 1745 to Elizabeth d: Bef. 1815

3.a.1 Nathan Adams b: 1770 in probably in Pittsylvania County Va d: May 19, 1823 in Pittsylvania County Va m'd Agnes Campbell b: 1770 on July 19, 1790 in Pittsylvania County Va

3.a.2 John Adams, Jr. b: 1754 d: April 15, 1824 in Pittsylvania County Va to Sarah Pigg in 1768

3.a.3 Elizabeth Adams m'd William Mastin Williams on July 11, 1789 in Pittsylvania County Va

3.a.4 Allen Adams m'd Patsy Pigg

3.b Nathan Adams b: Abt. 1736 in probably Fairfax Co d: October 28, 1802 in Pittsylvania County Va m'd Ann

3.b.1 Nathan Adams, Jr. d: 1839 in Robertson Co., TN m'd 1st to Aggy Adams then to Salley Murphey on February 16, 1809 in Pittsylvania County Va

3.b.2 John Adams d: 1854 in Pittsylvania Co, VA m'd Nancy Burton on February 09, 1796 in Pittsylvania County Va

3.b.3 Joel Adams m;d Dionisha Walden b: Abt. 1780 d: October 09, 1816 in Pittsylvania Co, VA in 1800 in Pittsylvania Co, VA

3.b.4 William Adams

3.b.5 Sarah Adams m'd Rice Beadles on March 14, 1786 in Pittsylvania Co, VA

3.b.6 Betty Adams m'd Thomas Prosize in November 26, 1792 in Pittsylvania Co, VA

3.b.7 Rebeccah Adams b: 1783 d: in Marion Co, IL m'd Robert Smith Mabry in December 06, 1799 in Pittsylvania Co, VA

3.b.8 Polly Adams m'd Mr. Megee 2nd Husband Dudley Farthing on December 17, 1803 in Pittsylvania Co, VA

3.c William Adams, Jr.

3.d. Robert Adams b: Abt. 1730 d: November 18, 1783 in Pittsylvania County Va m'd Mourning Pigg

Children:

3.d.1 Elijah b: March 24, 1764 d: 1814 in Pittsylvania Co, Va

3.d.2 Absolom

3.d.3 Thomas

3.d.4 Milly m'd 1785 Laban Rowden

3.d.5 Sukey (Susanna)

3.d.6 Daughter Adams m'd James Meade

3.d.7 Molly

3.e. James Adams b: in Info may not be 4 same James that is the son of William d: Bef. August 01, 1803 in Charlotte Co, VA m'd Leanna

3.e.1 James Adams

3.e.2 David Adams

3.e.3 Peggy Adams b: Abt. 1766 m'd Michael Ransdall in October 03, 1785 in Charlotte Co, VA

3.e.4 Sally Adams m'd George Lawson on October 03, 1785 in Charlotte Co, VA

3.e.5 William Adams

3.e.6 Anna Adams

3.e.7 Polly Adams m'd Thomas Augustine Stevenson on December 07, 1801 in Charlotte Co, VA

3.e.8 John Adams b: Abt. 1785

3.e.9 Elizabeth Adams b: Abt. 1786 m'd James Brown on May 02, 1803 in Charlotte Co, VA 3.e.10 Daughter Adams d: Bef. 1803 m'd Elenezer Vernon

3.e.11 Peggy Adams m;d Michael Randal

Pittsylvania County Deed & Will Book, Vol. II, page 135.

WILL OF ROBERT ADAMS, 1783 - Pittsylvania Co. VA

In the Name of God Amen I Robt Adams of Pittsylvania County being much indispos'd and weak in body but enjoying my usual reason and memory -- and calling to mind the mortality of Man do make and Ordain this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following. First my Souls desire is to assend and rest with Almighty God which gave it, Also my desire is that my body should be decently buried Secondly I give and bequeath to my Son Absolom Adams one hundred Acres of Land, be the same more or less, that is to say, all my Land lying on the North side -- Banister River to him and his heirs for ever. Thirdly I give and bequeath to my -- Son Thos Adams my part of a Waggon and Geers which is now in the possession of -- my Son Absolom to him and his heirs for ever. Forthly I give and bequeath to my Son Elijah Adams all my Land lying on the south side said River it being the Land whereon I now live reserving to my wife Mourning Adams her lifetime in said Land on both sides said River As also I give to my said Son Elijah one sorrel Mare Also one feather Bed and firniture to him and his heirs for ever Fifthly I give and -- bequeath to my daughter Milley Adams one feather bed and firniture to her -- and her heirs for ever Sixthly I give and bequeath to my daughter Suckey one feather bed and firniture to her and her heirs for ever Seventhly I give and -- bequeath to my Grand daughter Molly Mead two Cows and Calves, two Ewes -- and Lambs as also six head of hogs to be firnish'd here when she comes of age out of my Estate and that she enjoy the same she and her heirs for ever. Eightly I give and -- bequeath to my youngest daughter Molly Adams one Negroe Boy called by the Name of Peter Also one feather Bed and firniture to her and her heirs for ever. Ninthly I lind to my well beloved wife Mournin Adams all my Estate not yet mention'd during her life and after the death of my wife my desire is that all the remainder of my Estate after paying to Molly Mead her Legacy be equally devided amoung my three Children, that is to say, Elijah, Milley and Suckey Also my desire is that if -- either of my Children last mentioned should die without heir that his or her part of my Estate which I have Willed to him or her shall still be equally devided between the survivers Also my Will and desire is that if the Negroe which I have left to my daughter Molley Adams should die before she comes to age that then she shall have an equal part of my Personal Estate with her brother Elijah Adams -- and her two Sisters Milley and Suckey Also my Will and desire is if she should die without heir that then the Negroe and Bed above mentioned shall desend to my -- Estate and be equally devided amoung my three children as above mentioned, that is to say, Elijah Adams, Milley Adams and Suckey Adams to them and their heirs for ever. Tenthly and lastly I do appoint and constitute my well beloved wife -- Mournin Adams Executrix and my friends George Prosize and Burrel Vadin -- Executors of this my last Will and Testament Given under my hand and Seal this 19th day of May 1783.

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1 Elijah ADAMS b 24 Mar 1764 d 1814, Pittsylvania Co Va m'd Elizabeth MANEAS ( Muncus or Manes or Monkers)b 1767 d 1834, Pittsylvania Co Va on 15 Apr 1785, Pittsylvania Co Va . Elizabeth father was William MANEAS ( Muncus or Manes or Monkers); Mother unknown.

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1.1 Allison (1811-1881)

1.2 Redmond (1787-~1850)

1.3 Millicent

1.4 Creed T.

1.5 Stokely

1.1 Allison ADAMS b 1811/1812, Pittsylvania Co VA d 1881, Pittsylvania Co VA M'd on 25 Dec 1832, Pittsylvania Co VA. to Phebe VADEN b abt 1811/1812, Pittsylvania Co VA d11 Feb 1890, Pittsylvania Co VA. Phebe parents Father: Sylvanus A. VADEN Mother: Mary "Polly" CHATTEN.

Children:

Mary b 22 Nov 1826, Near Riceville, Pittsylvania Co d 12 Nov 1922, Sycamore VA m'd 23 Feb 1865, Pittsylvania Co Va to Charles "Patterson" DALTON b 1804/5, Pittsylvania Co VA d 3 Jun 1874, Pittsylvania Co VA. Charles parents were Father:Thomas DALTON (1768-1849) Mother: Elizabeth PATTERSON

Children: Hester; Denny; Allison "Jack" (TWIN) (Twin) (1874-1923); Berry (TWIN) (Twin) (1874-1895)

Catherine b abt 1836, Pittsylvania Co VA d bef 1840, Pittsylvania Co VA(?)1850 census in Pitts. Co VA Allison Adams 38 laborer, Phebe 38 f, with Catherine 10, Which Catherine is this.

Tazewell "Vaden" b 1837/1838, Pittsylvania Co VA d 14 Jul 1863, Emory GA Hosp CSA m'd on 25 Jan 1850/1860, Pittsylvania Co VA to Catherine S. MATTOX.

Child:

Joel ADAMS b 1852, Pittsylvania Co, Va m'd Deonitia DALTON b 1850, Pittsylvania Co, Va

Catherine b 1839/1840, Pittsylvania Co VA d7 Feb 1917, Pittsylvania Co VA m'd on 11 Jan 1860, Pittsylvania Co VA (Bond Date)to John William MURPHY b 7 Jan 1828, Pittsylania Co, Va. John parents Father: Steven MURPHY (1793-1874) Mother: Lucy BABER (1786-1876)

George "Washington" b 5 Oct 1841, Pittsylvania Co VA d Oct 1906, Pittsylvania Co VA Burial: On Family Farm, Sycamore, Pittsylvania Co VA. M'd 7 Feb 1867, Pittsylvania Co VA to Martha SAUNDERS b 1850, Pittsylvania Co, Va. Parents: Father:Amos SAUNDERS (1807-) Mother: Margaret "Peggy DOVE (1812-)

Children: Allison Vaden (1871-1948);William C. (1875-);Alfred (1877

Winnefred "Winnie" b 16 Sep 1846, Pittsylvania Co VA d aft 1926, Hurt VA Dr. King has the they had 5 children. M'd George William WATLINGTON on 14 Apr 1864, Pittsylvania Co VA Child of this union was George Edward (1867-1927)

Thomas T. (Taylor) b Jan 1847, Spring Garden Pittsylvania Co, VA d 23 Feb 1926, Adams Farm, Near Brights, Pittyslvania VA Burial: Adms Fam Cem, Brights Pittsylvania Co, VA Thomas was married twice. HIs first wife was Catherine Dalton and second wife was E. M. Overstreet. Cassie Adams, is child of second wife .

Angeline b Birth: abt 1849, Pittsylvania Co VA Death: 1 Aug 1860, Pittsylvania Co VA

Stephen E. Birth: Jun 1849, Pittsylvania Co VA, m'd Samantha DUKET

Julia B. b abt 1852/1853, Pittsylvania Co VA d aft 1923, Spray NC m'd on 24 Dec 1869, Pittsylvania Co VA to Eratus H. "Rate" GEORGE ( Eurastus H. George)b 1849, Pittsylvania Co, VA d aft 1880, Pittsylvania Co VA. Parents: Father: Cornelius M. GEORGE (1827-) Mother: Sarah WILLIS (1830-)

Lettie A. b 16 Jun 1855, Pittsylvania Co VA d 5 Nov 1937, Chalk Level Pittsylvania Co VA m'd on 9 Feb 1871, Pittsylvania Co VA to John William "Bink" ROBERTSON b 25 May 1847, Pittsylvania Co VA d 9 Sep 1939, Pittsylvania Co VA. Parents Father: Henry ROBERTSON Mother: Nancy T. GLENN

Child: Sally Bell (1882-1966)

Chesley T. b29 Jan 1857, Pittsylvania Co VA d 1900, Pittsylvania Co VA m'd on 8 Dec 1887, Pittsylvania Co VA to Hester A. SNOW b 1867, Pittsylvania Co VA d 1895, Pittsylvania Co VA. Parents Father: Anslem T. SNOW (1831->1902) Mother: Sarah F. "Fannie" ADAMS (1839-1908)

Children: VAden; Chess; Snow

Drury b abt 1858, Pittsylvania Co VA d bef 1860, Pittsylvania Co VA

William b Pittsylvania Co VA d bef 1860, Pittsylvania Co VA

Will proved 20th.Feb.1882 ( Will book three page 296 )

Will of Allison Adam, 1874 - Pittsylvania Co. VA. 26 December 1874

Know all men by these presents, that I, Allison Adams of the county of Pittsylvania County, Virginia being in usual health but considering the uncertainty of life do make publish and declare this my last will and testament in manner following, to wit:

Item 1st. After the payment of all my just debts, I give and bequeath to my beloved Phebe all of my real and personal estate during her life to be disposed of by her as she may think proper for her benefit during the term of her natural life except what is mentioned in the next item at her death to be divided equally between my ten children and their heirs share and share alike.

Item 2nd. I give and bequeath to my son Chesley T. Adams a lot of land at Sycamore station on the W.C.V.M. And G.S.R.R. containing 1/4 of an acre with buildings thereon.

Item 3rd. I hereby revoke and annul all former wills by me made.

Item 4th. I hereby constitute and appoint my son Stephen E. Adams as executor of this my last will and testament.

Signed with my hand under my seal this 26th. Day of Dec. 1874.

Allison ( x ) Adams

Witness: A.B. White John S. Peyton

1.2 Redmond ADAMS b 27 Oct 1787, Pittsylvania Co VA d abt 1850, Pittsylvania Co Va m'd on 26 Dec 1807, Pittsylvania Co Va to Mary Polly GRIGSBY b 30 Aug 1789, Staffprd Co VA d abt 1840, Pittsylvania Co Va. Mary was the daughter of MOSES GRIGSBY and ABIGAIL FRITTER.

Children of REDMOND ADAMS and MARY GRIGSBY are:

ELIZABETH ADAMS, b. Abt. 1808; d. WFT Est. 1844-1903.

JAMES ADAMS, b. February 23, 1811, Pittsylvania Co VA; d. February 22, 1895, Adams Cemetery-Pittsylvania Co VA; m. LETITIA WILSON VADEN, Abt. 1839, Pittsylvania Co VA.

RHODA ADAMS, b. Abt. 1814, Pittsylvania Co VA; d. Abt. 1874; m. MATTHEW B. WILLIAMS, Abt. 1834.

EDWARD W. ADAMS, b. Abt. 1822, Pittsylvania Co VA; d. Abt. 1884; m. FRANCES DUNCAN, February 12, 1844, Pittsylvania Co VA.

Redmond remarried to Katharine Jennie Edmunds 21 September 1854 Pittsylvania Cou, , VA Katharine parents James Arnold Edmunds Martha Jane Farmer

ADAMS REDMOND 6 REGIMENT VIRGINIA MILITIA. PRIVATE PRIVATE 1 602

1840 ADAMS REDMAN Pittsylvania County VA 154 Southern District Federal Population Schedule VA 1840 Federal Census Index VAS4a12675

1850 ADAMS REDMOND Pittsylvania County VA 143 Southern District Federal Population Schedule VA 1850 Federal Census Index VAS5a7293

1860 ADAMS REDMOND Halifax County VA 787 Halifax C. H. P.O. Federal Population Schedule VA 1860 Federal Census Index VA399795

1870 ADAMS REDMAN Halifax County VA 449 Birch Creek Township Federal Population Schedule VA 1870 Federal Census Index VA0871632

1.3 Millicent ADAMS b unknown d unknown married James EMMERSON May 16, 1809 in Pittsylvania county, VA

Their children:

Elizabeth, b. Dec. 14, 1816 & d. Nov. 28, 1866, who married Nathan (Nathaniel) ADAMS Nov.11, 1841. (From Bible record of Nathaniel Adams) Nathaniel and Elizabeth had one surviving child Jabez A. ADAMS b. Oct. 16, 1846. Son John W. Adams was born Jan.12, 1848 and died April 16, 1848. Nathaniel Adams remarried after Elizabeth's death and had 3 more children. Nathaniel Adams died April 6, 1874.

Jabez ADAMS married Edna M.(Edney) HUTCHINSON/HUTCHERSON March 2,1864 or 1865. They had one child Robert Hill ADAMS b.1867/8. Jabez remarried Sept. 5, 1876 to Nancy P. EMERSON and had 4 more children before his death Oct. 23, 1903

Robert Hill Adams married Annie E. JACKSON Dec. 15, 1887 VA They had 12 children, moving to TX sometime between 1901 and 1903 based on birthplaces of their children.

1.4 Creed T. ADAMS 1840 CREED ADAMS T. Franklin County VA 289 No Township Listed Federal Population Schedule VA 1840 Federal Census Index VAS4a621765

1850 ADAMS CREED T. Franklin County VA 059 No Township Listed Federal Population Schedule VA 1850 Federal Census Index VAS5a4542 State County Enumeration District Name Relation Color Age Birth Place Visit Relatives VA Grayson

0058 Creed Adams Husband W 47 N C

0345 Wife Pocahontas 43, N C

Son Wain 17, Virginia

Son Earl 15, Virginia

Daughter Grace 14, Virginia

Son Kyle 12, Virginia

Son Emery 10, Virginia

Daughter Lalla 08, Virginia

Daughter Annie 06, Virginia

Daughter Mary 04, Virginia

Daughter Cena 02, Virginia

Daughter Geneva NR, Virginia

Grayson Countians in the Civil War:

ADAMS, CREED: Co. A, 26th NC Inf., Enl. 5/17/61 in Ashe Co., NC. Died of disease Carolina City Hosp. 10/61. Res. Grayson Co., VA.

1.5 Stokely ADAMS

Year Surname Given Name (s) County State Page Township or Other Info Record Type Database ID# 1840 ADAMS STOKELY Pittsylvania County VA 140 Southern District Federal Population Schedule VA 1840 Federal Census Index VAS4a13422

1850 ADAMS STOKELY Pittsylvania County VA 120 Southern District Federal Population Schedule VA 1850 Federal Census Index VAS5a7739

1860 ADAMS STOKELY Pittsylvania County VA 314 Chalklevel P.O. Federal Population Schedule VA 1860 Federal Census Index VA399853

1.2 Absolom ADAMS

1.3 Thomas ADAMS Children: Mary "Polly"

1.4 Milly ADAMS b unknown d unknown m'd 27 Dec 1785, Pittsylvania Co. Va to Laban Rowden

1.5 Sukey (Susanna) ADAMS b unknown d unknown m'd on 6 Jan 1790, Pittsylvania Co Va to Joseph ROWDEN

1.6 Unknown ADAMS Spouse: Mr. MEAD

1.7 Molly ADAMS

1. Info from Ancestralfile of Jul 1996 subintted by Gladys A Borup, 709 so 590 East, Orem Ut 84058 In 1993, Personal contact with Gladys and files transferred, including Bible pages and deeds and wills

2. Ged.com of Linda Lewis, Rootsweb leader, on PIttsylvania Co families, found on World Connect 3. Dr. Robert King 3800 Coventry Drive Anchorage AK 99507

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