Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Jonathan J. ADAMS

Male 1822 - 1915  (~ 92 years)


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  • Name Jonathan J. ADAMS 
    Census 1850, 60, 70, 80  Barbour Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Born Apr 1822  Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Birth date on headstone is 1820.
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1886  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1900  Greenbrier District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 22 Mar 1915  Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried Eddy Cemetery, Miletus, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Notes 
    • 1850 Census, Barbour Co, Virginia (now West Virginia), enumerated on Sep 25 1850:
      Jonathan Adams, 28, farmer; Margaret, 28; John, 4; Henry, 1; Sarah Adams, 14.

      1860 Census, Barbour Co, Virginia (now West Virginia) (Philippi Post Office), enumerated on Aug 3 1860:
      Jonathan Adams, 31, farmer; Margaret, 42; John, 13; Henry, 11; Casville, 8; Edward, 6; Lewis, 4; Camden, 2.

      1870 Census, Barbour Co, WV (Elk Twp), enumerated on Nov 19 1870:
      Jonathan Adams, 50, farmer; Margaret, 52; John, 24; Caswell S, 19; Edward W, 16; Lewis, 14; Camden, 12.

      1880 Census, Barbour Co, WV (Elk District), enumerated on Jun 11 1880:
      Johnathan Adams, 58, farmer; wife Margaret, 65; son John B, 32.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Greenbrier District), enumerated on Jun 16 1900:
      Johnathan J. Adams, 78, b. Apr 1822, farmer, married 15 yrs; wife Ruhoma C, 34, b. Jun 1865, mother of 5 children (4 still living); son William C, 13, b. Jan 1887; dau Mary M, 8, b. Feb 1872; son Cutis M, 3, b. Mar 1896; dau Rosey M, 2, b. Mar 1898.
    Person ID I56838  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2017 

    Family 1 Margaret ROWE 
    Married 22 Nov 1845  Harrison Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Caswell S. ADAMS,   b. 10 Feb 1851, Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1924, Oxford, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Lewis A. ADAMS,   b. Dec 1855, Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920  (Age ~ 64 years)
    +3. Camden ADAMS,   b. 12 Feb 1857, Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 May 1934, Glenville, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Family ID F37273  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ruhama C. HUGHES,   b. 12 Jun 1865, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1941, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 4 Feb 1886  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. William M. ADAMS,   b. 25 Jan 1887, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Sep 1935, Greenbrier Community (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     2. Mary M. ADAMS,   b. Feb 1892
    +3. Curtice Marcellus ADAMS,   b. CA 1895, Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1953, Weston, Lewis Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years)
    +4. Rosa Mae ADAMS,   b. 16 Mar 1898,   d. 11 May 1988  (Age 90 years)
    Family ID F23535  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 22 Mar 1915 - Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2005] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Greenbrier District).

    2. [S1774] Doddridge County WV Marriages 1845-1937, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101 (Jan 1993)).

    3. [S14] Obituary.

    4. [S1752] Obituary - At home.

    5. [S1563] Doddridge County Death Records, West Union, WV, DR p. 2 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=5047368&Type=Death.
      Identified as Johnathon J. Adams, white male, married, farmer, age "100 ?"; died Mar 22 1915 at Miletus, cause of death "Fell off of load of hay and hurt back of head and spine -- That caused his death." Informant: I. S. Kennedy, physician.

    6. [S638] Headstone (year only).

    7. [S2544] Doddridge County Cemeteries, Vol. II, Donald Edward Ramage, (4117 Almaville Rd, Smyna TN 37167 (1988, rev. 1999)).

    8. [S2567] West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971 [database on-line], (Ancestry.com).

    9. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 59 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11790001&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as Jonathan J. Adams, age 60 as of Apr 22 1885, b. Barbour Co, res. Doddridge Co; and Ruhama C. Hughes, age 20 as of Jun 12 1885, b. & res. in Doddridge Co. Married Feb 4 1886 at residence of presiding minister George W. Duff. Informants for marriage license: J. J. Adams & Wm. Hughes.