Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Hannah and Edmund Adams - Tombstone Tuesday

Hannah and Edmund Adams, buried at Forest Hill Cemetery, Derry, New Hampshire.

In memory of
wife of Mr.
Edmund Adams
who died
Sept. 14, 1807
in the 66 Year
of her age.

In memory of
who died Jan. 18, 1825
AET. 84.

detail of the Adams stone

showing the carving marks still visible

For a genealogy of the Adams family please see my blog post http://nutfieldgenealogy.blogspot.com/2009/11/mill-girls-from-derry-and-londonderry.html
Deacon Edmund Adams, youngest child of Richard, born 24 October 1740 in Newbury; married first on 22 November 1764 to Hannah Thurston, she died on 14 September 1807; he married second about 1811 to Mrs. Betsey Kimball of Hampstead, New Hampshire. Edmund Adams removed to Derry, New Hampshire and settled on the farm belonging to Deacon James Adams, a first comer to Nutfield. Deacon Edmund Adams had ten children by his first wife, and one by his second wife.

Click here for a story about the Adams Female Academy in Derry, founded by Jacob Adams:
Copyright 2011, Heather Wilkinson Rojo

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