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Adams, Stephen

Male Abt 1840 - 1911  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Adams, Stephen 
    Born Abt 1840  Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Birth 29 Feb 1840  Smoot Creek (Van), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1850  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1860  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Military 1862–1863  Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    as a private in Co. A, 14th Kentucky Infantry (the Harlan Battalion) during the Civil War 
    • He received his discharge after six months of service.
    Census 1880  Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Stephen, 40, KY
      Martha, 33, KY
      Elizabeth, 14
      Polly, 12
      Nancy C., 10
      Archable S., 6
      Susan, 3
      Manervy, 1879
    Census 1890  Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1900  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Address:
    Magisterial District 1 
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      Head: Stephen Adams, M, 60, b. Kentucky
      Wife: Martha Adams, F, 53, b. Kentucky
      Son: Archabald C Adams, M, 26, b. Kentucky
      Daughter: Manerva Adams, F, 20, b. Kentucky
      Son: John M Adams, M, 16, b. Kentucky
      Daughter: Mattie Adams, F, 12, b. Kentucky
      Daughter: Minnie Adams, F, 12, b. Kentucky
      Daughter: Luella Adams, F, 8, b. Kentucky
      Servant: Calvin Simins, M, 26, b. Virginia
    Census 1910  West Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • The household was enumerated as follows:
      SELF: Stephen Adams, M, 70y, b. Kentucky
      WIFE: Martha Adams, F, 62y, b. Kentucky
      DAU: Luella Adams, F, 19y, b. Kentucky
    Died 1 Jan 1911  Smoot Creek (Van), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Hop Gibson Cemetery, Cowan, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Person ID I4470  Pioneers of the Appalachian Highlands
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2018 

    Father Adams, Elijah,   b. 16 Aug 1819, Rockhouse, Floyd (Now Letcher), Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Dec 1893, Douglas, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Branham-Smith, Mary,   b. 8 Dec 1821, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1912, Lawrence, Missouri, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1840 
    Family ID F3271  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father Adams, Isaac B.,   b. 25 Jun 1810, Floyd (Now Letcher), Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1890, Smoot Creek (Van), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Hayes, Nancy,   b. Between 1810 and 1812, Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1880, Smoot Creek (Van), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 27 Nov 1831  Hazard, Perry, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1429  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Polly, Nancy,   b. 21 Mar 1837, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1919, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Children 
     1. Polly, William,   b. 1856, Floyd, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Polly, Henry Evans,   b. 21 Nov 1859, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1941, Cromona, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Polly, Edward D.,   b. Mar 1864, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1931, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F38031  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jenkins, Martha,   b. 17 Jul 1847, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1933, Little Cowan, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1864  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Residence Abt 1865  Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    at the head of Little Cowan 
    Children 
     1. Adams, Elizabeth Jane,   b. 15 Mar 1864, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1883, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
     2. Adams, Mary,   b. 5 Aug 1867, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Aug 1947, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Adams, Nancy Cornelia,   b. 22 Mar 1870, Cowan, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Nov 1907, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     4. Adams, Archable S.,   b. 20 Feb 1874, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1951, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. Adams, Susan,   b. 19 Apr 1877, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1959, Harlan, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     6. Adams, Manerva Jane,   b. 20 May 1880, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1932, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     7. Adams, John Moses,   b. 20 Nov 1884, Little Cowan, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jul 1959, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     8. Adams, Minnie,   b. 10 Dec 1888, Cowan, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1978  (Age 89 years)
     9. Adams, Mattie,   b. 10 Dec 1888, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1978, Fayette, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     10. Adams, Louella,   b. 21 Jan 1891, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1979  (Age 88 years)
    Photos
    Adams_Jenkins_Children.jpg
    Adams_Jenkins_Children.jpg
    1927, Grandma Adams 80th birthday. Left to Right: Uncle Ned Polly, Aunt Polly Adams (Mary "Polly" Adams Adams, b. 1867), Uncle Arch Adams (Archibald "Arch" Adams, b. 1874), Susan Long (Susan Adams Long, b. 1877), Minerva Gibson (Minerva Adams Gibson, b. 1880), John M. Adams (b. 1884), Minnie Adams (b. 1888), Matt Fields(Mattie Adams Fields, b. 1888), Lou Vermillion (Louella Adams Vermillion, b. 1891), Grandma front (Martha Jenkins Adams, b. 1847 KY) [Source: Don Chesnut]
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2021 
    Family ID F1832  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1840 - Floyd, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Feb 1840 - Smoot Creek (Van), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1850 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - as a private in Co. A, 14th Kentucky Infantry (the Harlan Battalion) during the Civil War - 1862–1863 - Harlan, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Mar 1864 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - at the head of Little Cowan - Abt 1865 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Millstone, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1890 - Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Magisterial District 1 - 1900 - Letcher, Kentucky, United States
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1910 - West Whitesburg, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Jan 1911 - Smoot Creek (Van), Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hop Gibson Cemetery, Cowan, Letcher, Kentucky, United States Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S17768] Stephen Adams in household of Eligha Adams, "United States Census, 1850".

    2. [S853] FamSch1860 Census, /MM9.1.1/MZBG-TDJ; 4 July 2013; Stephen Adams, 1860.

    3. [S873] FamSch1890 Census of Union Vets and Widows, /MM9.1.1/K8S6-VGX; 4 July 2013; Stephen Adams, 1890.

    4. [S805] FamSch1880 Census, /MM9.1.1/MCZH-8QT; 4 July 2013; Stephen Adams, 1880.

    5. [S21105] Stephen Adams, "United States Census, 1880".

    6. [S21108] Stephen Adams, "United States Census, 1900".

    7. [S835] FamSch1900 Census, /MM9.1.1/M9HX-GNT; 4 July 2013; Stephen Adams, 1900.

    8. [S21109] Stephen Adams, "United States Census, 1910".

    9. [S322] KY Death Records RootsWeb, hv., Vol. 005, Cert. #01830, Deathvol. 1911.

    10. [S77] Letcher County, KY Marriage Index.