Joshua Callaway Adams

1853–1937 (Age 84)
Fayette, Georgia, United States

The Life of Joshua Callaway

When Joshua Callaway Adams was born on 1 January 1853, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, his father, Sanford Adams, was 47 and his mother, Amy Ashley, was 46. He married Sarah Elizabeth Jones on 7 January 1879. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 624, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1900 and Shake Rag, Fayette, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 26 March 1937, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Flat Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Fayette, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Callaway Adams
1853–1937
Sarah Elizabeth Jones
1857–1932
Marriage: 7 January 1879
Isma Ware Adams
1880–1964
Emily Rachel Adams
1881–1969
William Luther Adams
1883–1969
Sandford Adams
1884–
Emmett Lafayette Adams
1886–1968
Vevie Mae Adams
1889–1906
Joseph Sanford Adams
1891–1954
Amy Ann Adams
1893–1974
Mattie Lou Adams
1895–1955

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
7 January 1879
children

(9)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 8

Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.
1861

Age 8

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 22

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (very common in England, especially in the south Midlands, and in Wales) and German (especially northwestern Germany): patronymic from the personal name Adam . In the U.S. this form has absorbed many patronymics and other derivatives of Adam in languages other than English. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 .)

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • J C Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joshua Calloway Adams in household of Amy Adams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Jo* C Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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