8 January 1822–30 September 1901 (Age 79)
Hillsborough, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
When William Adams was born on 8 January 1822, in Hillsborough, County Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Adams, was 27 and his mother, Catherine Mills, was 24. He married Mary Ann Leech on 8 October 1842, in Hillsborough, County Down, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1844 and lived in Iron City, Iron, Utah, United States in 1850. His occupation is listed as stone cutter in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. He died on 30 September 1901, in Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Bluff Cemetery, Bluff, San Juan, Utah, United States.
A Tribute To William Adams By Sadie Ollorton Clark You Seldom link their lives with tenderness, Those rugged men who blazed the western trail, Unless you glimpse a father, eyes tear veiled, As rough …
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