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  • ID: I09583
  • Name: Squire ADAMS
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 10 AUG 1799 in Rowan County, North Carolina
  • Death: 23 JAN 1877 in Watauga County, North Carolina
  • Burial: 25 JAN 1877 North Carolina
  • Reference Number: IND10088
  • Note:
    The father of Squire ADAMS was John ADAMS, who was born in France of Engli sh ancestry and came with Lafayette's soldiers as a drummer boy of sixte en years. He stayed till the Revolutionary War was ended, but when Lafaye tte's soldiers were about to return, John hid himself in a flour barr el at Philadelphia and escaped. There he joined a whaling ship and went w ith it two years, after which he apprenticed himself to a cabinet maker f or seven years in Philadelphia. It becoming rumored that the French were a bout to search the city for deserters, John set out for North Carolina a nd reached the head of the Yadkin, where he met and married Easter HAWKIN S.
    Childred of JOHN ADAMS and EASTER HAWKINS:
    1. Frank ADAMS, who married _______________;
    2. Tarleton ADAMS, who married a Harman;
    3. Squire ADAMS, who married a Greene;
    4. Allen ADAMS, who married a Greene;
    5. Alfred ADAMS, who married Elizabeth Flannery;
    6. George ADAMS, who died at eighteen;
    7. Patsy ADAMS who married a Williams;
    8. Rachel ADAMS, who married Jehiel Smith, and
    9. Elizabeth ADAMS, who married Enoch GREENE.
    Tarleton P. Adams was elected a county commissioner in 1878, was appoint ed on Board of Education in 1882, and, with the exception of four years, f rom 1896 to 1900, has been a member ever since and will be six years long er --by far the longest service in the State.
    SOURCE: A History of Watauga County, North Carolina by John Preston Arthu r, Sketches of Prominent Families
    URL :: http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/nc/watauga/history/sketches1.t xt

    Father: Jean "John" ADAMS b: ABT 1764 in FRANCE
    Mother: Easter HAWKINS b: ABT 1774 in Caswell County, North Carolina

    Marriage 1 Mary GREENE b: 1798 in Cove Creek, Ashe County, North Carolina
    • Married: 16 JUN 1818 in Ashe County, North Carolina
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