History of the Adams Family; With Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Descendants of the Several American Ancestors, Including Collateral Branches

History of the Adams Family; With Biographical Sketches of Distinguished Descendants of the Several American Ancestors, Including Collateral Branches

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. He married in 1842 Miss Harriet White, daughter of Isaac White, of Vermont. The issue of Mr. Adams and wife are, John C. Adams, of Buffalo, a merchant and manufacturer; Hannah M., wife of Albert Rowland, of Kalamazoo county, Mich.; Harriet A., single, residing with her father, and Carrie, wife of Charles A. Pooley, a lawyer of Buffalo. HENRY ADAMS, of Neto York city, was born in Albany, N. Y., March 15, 1815. He is eighth in descent from Henry, of Braintree, 1634, the ancestor, through Joseph (1), b. 1626, Joseph (2), b. 1654; Capt. Ebenezer, who married 1739, Ann Boylston, and had issue, Peter, b. 11 Jan., 1739, Ann, b. 24 July, 1731, Boylston, b. 20 Feb., 1734, Ebenezer, b. 15 March, 1737, Gabriel, b. 5 Nov., 1739; Micayah, b. 6 March, 1741, married Elizabeth Newhall, 15 Oct., i;6i, and had issue, Peter Charles, b. 26 Feb., 1767, Joshua, Pclatiah, Benjamin, Thomas, Charlotte, Lydia, Abigail. Pelatiah married Hannah Best, and had issue, Benjamin, Catharine, Jeannette, William, Louisa, Lavinia, Henry. Henry Adams, the youngest child of Pelatiah and Hannah (Best) Adams, was educated under the Lancaster system at Albany. He began his business career as clerk in a grocery store in Albany, and in 1835 removed to New York city, continuing as clerk until 1844, when he started in the same business for himself, under the firm name of Adams & Cushman. At the end of five or six years the firm was dissolved, and he started on his own account in the commission brokerage business. He has been for many years a resident of Brooklyn. He married, in 1849, Mary Ann Bell, of New York city. Seven clildren are the issue of this marriage, viz.: Henry, Jr., Benjamin, James Pelatiah, George It., Henrietta, Louisa and..show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236673395
  • 9781236673398