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Third Generation (Continued)

Family of Harmon ADAMS (3) & Rebecca LEWIS

5. Thomas C. ADAMS. Born in 1815 in North Carolina. At the age of 58, Thomas C. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 5 Oct 1873. Buried in Oct 1873 in Coffman Cemetery, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Tom".

Thomas C. married Mary L. ?. Born on 8 Aug 1820 in Tennessee. At the age of 67, Mary L. died on 30 Aug 1887. Buried in Aug 1887 in Coffman Cemetery, 8th District, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
i. Archibald. Born on 22 Mar 1835 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 28, Archibald died in Metropolis, Illinois on 2 Jan 1864. Buried in 1864 in Coffman Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Lum".

15 ii. William (1842-1942)
16 iii. Fredonia (1846-1932)
iv. Jane. Born in 1847.

v. Charles Frances. Born in 1847 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Dock".

Charles Frances Adams was in the grocery business in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee.

vi. Tina. Born in 1848.

vii. James H.. Born on 23 Jul 1851. At the age of 59, James H. died on 25 Nov 1910. Buried in Nov 1910 in Waller-Douglas Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Alias/AKA: "Jim".

James H. married Dovie ?.

17 viii. Arena Evelyn (1854-1946)
ix. Mary Y.. Born in 1869.

x. Tom.


6. Julia Lucindy ADAMS. Born on 18 Oct 1818 in North Carolina. At the age of 77, Julia Lucindy died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 5 Aug 1896.

On 22 Dec 1836 when Julia Lucindy was 18, she married Henderson TAYLOR, son of Alexander TAYLOR (1772-ca1860) & ? WOODALL, in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born on 12 May 1809 in North Carolina. At the age of 77, Henderson died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 5 Aug 1886. Buried in Aug 1886 in Coffman Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Copy of letter mailed at Clarksburg, Carroll County, Tennessee, by Henderson Taylor to his nephew, Charles H. Thompson, in Benton County, from Clarksburg on March 8, 1879.

Henderson County, Tennessee
March 7, 1879

Dear nephews and nieces. I have concluded to write you a few lines to let you know how we are getting along. I have bin in tolerable good health all winter till about three weeks ago. I taken the chills. I had three. It has weaken me down to I am no a count. My fears is that will come back on me. Lucindy has taken such a cole that she is hardly able to be up. I hope these few lines will find you all well. We have had the hardest winter I have ever seen here. Has been a heap of sickness through the country and heap of deaths. Jasper Adams is dead. Charles want you to write how you are getting along with our business. If the doctor wont do any thing it ain't worth while to wait on him any longer. I have concluded to take the land myself. I want to come down as soon as I think I can hold out to ride there. I want you to take the land and rent it out. I want you to write to me as soon as you get this and let me know about it. I will close. I still remain your loving uncle.

Henderson Taylor.

Letter provided by Dorothy Taylor Porter.

They had the following children:
i. Newton. Born on 9 Sep 1837. At the age of 1, Newton died on 7 Nov 1838.

18 ii. William Henry Harrison (1840-1922)
iii. Albert F.. Born on 19 Sep 1843. At the age of 2, Albert F. died on 27 Sep 1845.

iv. Harmon Alexander. Born on 13 Nov 1846 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

19 v. Frances Rachel (1848-1896)
vi. Nancy Eveline. Born on 28 Nov 1850.

20 vii. Julia Ann (1859-1951)

7. Jasper ADAMS. Born on 22 Sep 1822 in North Carolina. At the age of 56, Jasper died in 17th District, Henderson County, Tennessee in Feb 1879. Buried in Feb 1879 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870.

Cause of Death: Tuberculosis.

Jasper first married Susan Jane WHITE, daughter of ? WHITE & Anna B. LUCAS. Born on 21 May 1828. At the age of 24, Susan Jane died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 31 Jan 1853. Buried in Jan 1853 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
21 i. Kiziah (1849-)

Jasper second married Kezia L. WHITE, daughter of ? WHITE & Anna B. LUCAS. Born in Dec 1833. At the age of 29, Kezia L. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 23 Feb 1863. Buried in Feb 1863 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
22 i. Anna B. (1858-1916)
23 ii. Mary Elizabeth (1863-)

Jasper third married Matilda Ann WHITE, daughter of ? WHITE & Anna B. LUCAS. Born in Feb 1832 in Tennessee. At the age of 85, Matilda Ann died on 2 Nov 1917. Buried in Nov 1917 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Alias/AKA: "Shizah".

They had the following children:
i. Susan Jane. Born on 19 Jun 1870 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 39, Susan Jane died on 2 Nov 1909. Buried in Nov 1909 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Alias/AKA: "Sudie".

Sudie Adams never married.

ii. Aslee. Born on 29 Jul 1872 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 36, Aslee died on 30 Jun 1909. Buried on 3 Jun 1909 in Old Beech River Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

Aslee Adams never married.


8. Dock Fordlock ADAMS. Born in 1825 in North Carolina. At the age of 83, Dock Fordlock died in Henderson County, Tennessee in May 1908. Buried in May 1908 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900. Alias/AKA: "Doc".

Dock Fordlock married Fredonia Tennessee Carolina WHITE, daughter of ? WHITE & Anna B. LUCAS. Born in 1827 in Tennessee. At the age of 90, Fredonia Tennessee Carolina died in Henderson County, Tennessee in Jun 1917. Buried in Jun 1917 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

They had the following children:
i. Annie. Born on 4 Jun 1848 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Annie died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 2 Jul 1848. Buried in Jun 1848 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

ii. John H.. Born on 7 Jun 1849 in Tennessee. At the age of 73, John H. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 31 Aug 1922. Buried in Sep 1922 in Rock Springs Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

John H. first married Martha Nap DOUGLAS.

On 14 Jun 1903 when John H. was 54, he second married Dixie COFFMAN, daughter of William H. COFFMAN (1826-1890) & Talitha Cumi STRATTON (1834-1921), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1861 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 66, Dixie died in Tennessee in 1927. Buried in 1927 in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

24 iii. Matilda Harriet (1852-1917)
25 iv. Jane M. (1853-)
26 v. Newton Addison (1855-1938)
27 vi. Emerson Etheridge (1857-)
vii. Josephine. Born in Jan 1860 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Josephine died in Bolivar, Hardeman County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1900.

Josa R. Adams never married.

28 viii. Elijah B. (1864-1939)
ix. Nannie L. Born in Apr 1867 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Nannie L died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 20 Jul 1867. Buried in Jul 1867 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

x. Fredona W.. Born in 1868 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in District 17, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1870.

Fredona W. Adams never married.


9. Nancy ADAMS.

Nancy married John H. BREWER.

They had one child:
i. Elias N.. Born on 18 Dec 1871 in Henderson County, Tennessee. Elias N. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 21 Sep 1872. Buried in Sep 1872 in Adams Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.


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