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David ADAMS

Male 1842 -


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  • Name David ADAMS 
    Born CA 1842  Barbour Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1870  Southwest District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1870  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1880  West Union District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation laborer  [2, 3
    Person ID I27535  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 26 Apr 2020 

    Family Loverna COSTELLO,   b. CA 1850, Gilmer Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 7 Apr 1870  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • 1870 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Southwest District), enumerated on Aug 19 1870:
      David Adams, 28, common laborer; Loverna, 21, cannot read or write; Mary M, 6 months, born in November.

      1880 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (West Union District), enumerated on Jun 8 1880:
      David Adams, 40, laborer, cannot read/write; wife Laverna, 29; dau M M, 10; son C E, 6; dau G S, 3; son J D, 6 months. [5]
    Children 
    +1. Mary M. "Mollie" ADAMS,   b. Nov 1869
     2. John W. ADAMS,   b. 5 Jul 1872, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1874, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     3. Charles E. ADAMS,   b. 8 Aug 1874, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1928, Riverseam (former coal town), near Booth, Monongalia Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +4. Georgia S. ADAMS,   b. 1 Apr 1877, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Johnson Dee ADAMS,   b. 2 Nov 1879, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1952, Buckhannon, Upshur Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Ada Love ADAMS,   b. 26 Oct 1882, Grafton, Taylor Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1964, Sewickley, Allegheny Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Family ID F10424  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV.

    2. [S967] 1870 Census, Doddridge County, WV (South West Twp).

    3. [S2148] 1880 Census, Doddridge County, WV (West Union District).

    4. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 170 : http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_view.aspx?Id=11791664&Type=Marriage.
      Identified as David Adams, single, 28, b. Barbour Co, res. Doddridge Co, son of Anna Adams; and Lovern Costlow, single, 20, b. Gilmer Co, res. Doddridge Co, dau of Josiah & Elizabeth Lossen. Married Apr 7 1870.

    5. [S1570] Obituary of son.