James Adams

1829–1893 (Age 63)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of James

When James Adams was born on 24 August 1829, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Sanford Adams, was 23 and his mother, Amy Ashley, was 23. He married Elizabeth Spradlin on 23 October 1851, in Fayette, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in District 496, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1850 and District 624, Fayette, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 24 March 1893, in Fayette, Georgia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hopewell Cemetery, Tyrone, Fayette, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Adams
Elizabeth Spradlin
Marriage: 23 October 1851
Delila C Adams
Aneliza Adams
Sarah Catherine Adams
James Oliver Adams
William D Adams
Rachael Adams

Spouse & Children

  • Male1829–1893Male

  • Elizabeth Spradlin


23 October 1851
Fayette, Georgia, United States


  • Delila C Adams


  • Aneliza Adams


  • Sarah Catherine Adams


  • James Oliver Adams


  • William D Adams


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 6

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

Age 17

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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)

  • James Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Adams, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Adams in household of Sanford Adams, "United States Census, 1850"

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