Person:James Adams (52)

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James Wilberforce Adams
m. 9 DEC 1836
  1. James Wilberforce Adams1837 - 1924
  2. John Adams1839 - 1863
  3. Robert W Adams1842 - 1911
  4. Jennie Adams1842 - 1932
  5. Elizabeth Adams1845 - 1898
  6. Ellen Adams1847 - 1924
  7. Cornelia Adams1850 - 1871
  8. Thomas J Adams1854 - 1928
  9. George Albert Adams1857 - 1939
  10. Frank M Adams1861 - 1922
  11. Minnie B Adams1863 - 1927
  • HJames Wilberforce Adams1837 - 1924
  • WLee BOWMAN1841 -
  1. Dr. Albyn Lincoln Adams1865 - 1948
Facts and Events
Name James Wilberforce Adams
Gender Male
Birth? 16 SEP 1837 Montgomery, Wood, Ohio, United States
Alt Birth? 1838
Death? 21 JUL 1924 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA
Burial? 23 JUL 1924 Holland, Michigan, United States

1850 census-James; 13; OH

1859 marriage-27 Sep 1859

1860 census-OH-Wood-Montgomery-PO Montgomery X Roads [Crossroads]-18 Jun 1860-pg 69-lines 22-23-dwelling 459-family 460-James Adams; 22; personal estate $200; OH; Leah A; 18; Canada

1870 census-Michigan-Kent-Byron-PO Toby's Mills-pg 23-13 Sep 1870-lines 5-9-dwelling 167-family 163-James W Adams; 32; teacher; $800 real estate; $500 personal; born Ohio; Sarah; 28; born Canada; Mary E; 9; born Ohio; Edison B; 8; born Canada; Albyn L; 5; born Canada

1900 census-MI-Allegan, Laketown-6 Jun 1900-ED 15-lines 19-20-dwelling 68-family 77-J W Adams; Sep 1837; 62; married 40 yrs; born OH; parents born Scotland; farmer; Lee B; Sep 1841; 52; mother of 3 children; born Canada; parents born PA

1920 census-IL-Cook-Chicago-2 Jan 1920-ED 1654-sheet 8B-4011 Warwick Avenue-lines 51-52-dwelling 44-family 48-Mary L Wilcox; owns free; 58; widow; OH; OH; Canada; James W Adams; father; 82; widow; OH; Scotland; Scotland

2014-On googlebooks: Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County Ohio: Its Past & Present; Vol 2 pg 976-978; a reproduction by Unigraphic, Inc., 1401 North Fares Avenue, Evansville, IN 47711; 1976; Chicago: JH Beers & Co., 1897: James is a manufacturer in Grand Rapids, MI

Questions: why would James be a teacher in 1870; a manufacturer in Grand Rapids, MI in 1897; and a farmer in 1900? why is his wife Leah A in 1860; Sarah in 1870 and Lee in 1900? why is James born in OH; his children are b in Canada; lives in MI and where is he in 1880 and 1910?