Person:Samuel Adams (83)

Samuel Clark Adams
m. 1744
  1. Ann AdamsABT 1747 - ABT 1818
  2. Margaret Adams1748/49 -
  3. Samuel Clark Adams1752 - 1828
  4. David Adams1754 - 1825
  5. Jane 'Jennie' AdamsABT 1765 -
  6. Mary Adams1766 -
  7. William AdamsABT 1768 - 1808
  • HSamuel Clark Adams1752 - 1828
  • WAnn Curry1755 - 1796
m. 1776
  1. William Adams1777 -
  2. Mary Adams1779 -
  3. Ann Adams1783 -
  4. Margaret Adams1788 -
  5. Samuel Clark Adams1791 -
  6. Rebecka Adams1796 -
m. 21 APR 1800
Facts and Events
Name Samuel Clark Adams
Gender Male
Birth[1] 27 MAR 1752 Augusta County, Virginia
Marriage 1776 Mercer County, Kentuckyto Ann Curry
Marriage 21 APR 1800 Mercer County, Kentuckyto Jane 'Jenny' McCoun
Death[1] 25 AUG 1828 Raccoon Township, Parke County, Indiana

Samuel Adams was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia


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Information on Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams was the son of William Adams, Sr. and Mary Walker born 27 Mar 1752 in Augusta Co unty, VA. He married (1st) Anne Curry in 1776 in Mercer County, KY. (2nd) Jane (Jenny) McCoun 21 Apr 1800 in Mercer County, KY.

Samuel Adams was granted a tract of land containing 1,000 acres in 1786, as an assignee of Isaac Hite. This tract was in Lincoln County KY., adjoining William McAfee's presumption line. His grant was signed by the then Govenor of KY., Patrick Henry. Samuel had married Anne Curry in 1776 and their third child was born in KY. Anne Curry Adams died during the birth of her sixth child. On April 21, 1800, Samuel married Jane McCoun Woods, his first cousin. In 1816 he sold out in KY. and moved his family north to IN. territory, settling in what is now Parke County. Samuel Adams died August 25, 1828 and he and his second wife are buried within 1 1 /2 miles of their original homestead. Current research reveals little evidence of recorded transactions between Samuel and his younger brother, David. This information came from the Adam s file at the Frankfort Historical Society; Frankfort, KY.


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Bible Records and Family Information of Residents of Mercer County, KY.; p. 132; Compiled by Alma Ray Sanders Ison for the Harrodsburg Historical Society; Harrodsburg, KY
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    Samuel Clark Adams
    Birth: Mar. 27, 1752
    Augusta County
    Virginia, USA
    Death: Aug. 25, 1828
    Parke County
    Indiana, USA

    Only by reading various histories of Kentucky, such as the Collins (3 Volumes)(Woods McAfee Memorial) and many others can we learn how much Samuel Adams contribution to the history of Parke County and Indiana. He lived on the farm Sec #32 between Rosedale and Bridgeton, in (167 acres) which was sold by the heirs in 1837 to Isaac Denman. This farm was handed down through heirs to the Websters, and is where Mrs. Elmer webster was still living when this article was wrote (age 95). Follow with me the intriguing history of these closely associated families. -- written by Mrs. Ruby Belt Cronk, author of the Adams family history.

    Samuel was born March 27, 1752 in Augusta Co., Virginia, the third child and oldest son of William and Mary Walker Adams.
    "Samuel Adams: Early Explorer", by J. Harvey Littrell, from Bluegrass Roots, Vol. 20, #3 - Fall. 1993, p. 91