Doddridge County Roots

A West Virginia Genealogy

Abraham M. ADAMS

Male 1844 - Bef 1939  (~ 94 years)


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  • Name Abraham M. ADAMS 
    Born Jun 1844  Ritchie Co, (W)VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1880  Union District, Ritchie Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1896  Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Census 1900  Cove District, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Bef Jun 1939  [4
    Notes 
    • 1880 Census, Ritchie Co, WV (Union District), enumerated on Jun 15 1880:
      Abram M. Adams, 30, farmer; wife Matilda, 39; dau Victory, 10; son James L, 6; dau Virenie J, 1.

      1900 Census, Doddridge Co, WV (Cove District):
      Abraham M. Adams, 55, b. Jun 1844, married 4 yrs; wife Lovereney J, 42, mother of 2 children (both still living); son Joseph M, 2, b. Nov 1897; son Walter S, 8 months, b. Sep 1899; dau Virena, 20, b. Jun 1879.
    Person ID I45431  Doddridge County Roots
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2011 

    Family 1 Matilda REED,   b. CA 1841,   d. 12 Mar 1891, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)  [5, 6
    Children 
    +1. Victoria ADAMS,   b. 29 Jul 1869,   d. 22 Mar 1947, Wolf Summit, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    +2. James Lewis ADAMS,   b. 28 Nov 1873, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1937, Clarksburg, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +3. Verenia Jurisha ADAMS,   b. 15 Jun 1879, Harrison Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1955, Troy, Gilmer Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Family ID F20566  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Laverney Jane HUGHES,   b. 31 Dec 1856,   d. 25 Jun 1939, Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)  [7
    Married 1 Mar 1896  Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
     1. Joseph M. ADAMS,   b. Nov 1897,   d. 8 Feb 1929  (Age ~ 31 years)
    +2. Walter S. ADAMS,   b. Sep 1899, Doddridge Co, WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1977  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Documents
    45431_AbrahamAdams_LevernaHughes_MarriageRecord_1Mar1896.jpg
    45431_AbrahamAdams_LevernaHughes_MarriageRecord_1Mar1896.jpg
    Family ID F18473  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Mar 1896 - Miletus (Salem), Doddridge Co, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2045] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Cove District).

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

    3. [S2024] 1900 Census, Doddridge County, WV (Central District).

    4. [S1588] Death record of wife.

    5. [S1590] Death record of daughter.

    6. [S83] Davis - The Settlers of Salem, West Virginia, Susie Davis Nicholson, (Gordon Printing Co, Strasburg OH, 1979 (Revised & Enlarged) < www.wvgenweb.org/harrison/books.htm >), p. 168.

    7. [S1773] Doddridge County WV Deaths 1853-1969, (Wes Cochran, 156 Gihon Meadows, Apt 150, Parkersburg, WV 26101).

    8. [S1554] Doddridge County Marriage Records, West Union, WV, MR p. 161.
      Identified as Abraham Adams, 52, b. Ritchie Co, res. Doddridge Co; and Leverna Hughes, 39, b. & res. in Doddridge Co. Married March 1 1896 at Miletus. (Note: "Davis - The Settlers of Salem WV," p. 103, incorrectly reports marriage date as Jan 30 1894.)