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Willis A. Adams

Male 1856 - 1928  (72 years)


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  • Name Willis A. Adams  [1, 2, 3
    Born 8 Jan 1856  Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 13 Dec 1928  Lubbock County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Tatum Cemetery, Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Notes 
    • The 1860 census lists him as William A., the 1870 census lists him as Willie.

      Lots of land records in Knox Co. TX names W.A. and Oscar, Tom or J.T. and Perry Adams.
    • (Research):Census Listings:

      1880 Census
      Jack Co. TX  ED 158
      Adams, Willis, 24, MS MS AL
      Adams, Ella, 17, TX OH IN

      1900 census
      Knox Co. TX   ED 43 pg. 172A
      53/53
      Adams, Willis A., Jan 1856, 44, Married 21 yrs., MS TN TN
      Adams, Ella M., wife, Feb. 1863, 37, 1/1 children, TX TX TX
      Adams, Oscar A., son, Aug. 1880, 19, TX
      Anderson, Carrie, adopted daughter, Nov. 1878, 21, TX TX TX

      1910 Census
      Knox Co. TX  pg. 12B
      180/184
      Adams, Willis, 54, married 32 yrs, ?  TN AL
      Adams, M. E., 47, 1/1 children, TX TN AL
      McDonald, Archibald, father-in-law, 83, Wd., TN - -
    Person ID I14418  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father William Valentine Adams,   b. 14 Feb 1822, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1894, Knox County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Nancy Carroll,   b. 20 Feb 1826, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1909  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 6 Feb 1845  Tishomingo County, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • "Marriage Bonds, State of Mississippi" Tishomingo Co. 1842-1846 William V. Adams and Nancy Carroll, Feb 6, 1845 Sanders Mill, M.G. Surety: John Moore
    Family ID F169  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ellie McDonald,   b. 15 Feb 1863, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1958  (Age 95 years) 
    Children 
     1. Oscar Augustus Adams,   b. 30 Aug 1880, Knox County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1933, Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2006 
    Family ID F4499  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 8 Jan 1856 - Arkansas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 13 Dec 1928 - Lubbock County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tatum Cemetery, Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Headstones
    Adams, Willis and Mary Ellie, with son Oscar
    Adams, Willis and Mary Ellie, with son Oscar

  • Sources 
    1. [S532] Cordell, Lynell Gentry-Family Researcher P.O. Box 1992 Duncan OK 73534-1992 Correspondence, Gedcom, Family Group Sheets, Email.

    2. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Knox Co. TX   ED 43 pg. 172A 53/53 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S873] Find A Grave [database online]; http://www.findagrave.com/, (Thousands of contributors submit new listings, updates, corrections, photographs and virtual flowers every hour to the FIND A GRAVE website. When it comes to administrating, building and maintaining the site, Find A Grave is largely operated by its founder, Jim Tipton.), # 10382571 (Reliability: 3).