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Joseph Perry T. Adams

Male 1878 - 1964  (85 years)


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  • Name Joseph Perry T. Adams  [1
    Born 18 Jul 1878  Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died May 1964  Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Tatum Cemetery, Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
      Name: Perry Adams
      City: Not Stated
      County: Roosevelt
      State: New Mexico
      Birth Date: 18 Jul 1878
      Race: White
      Roll: 1711806
      DraftBoard: 0
      Age: 40
      Occupation: Stock farming for self
      Nearest Relative: Mrs. Stella Holder, Star Rt., Elida, Roosevelt Co. NM
      Height/Build: Tall (6'3")/Slender
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Brown

      Tatum Pioneer Passes Away at Home Monday

      Perry T. Adams, 85, uncle of A.C. Holder of Lovington died at 9:45 a.m. Monday at his home in Tatum. Born July 18, 1878, Mr. Adams had been an early day cowboy and rancher.

      In 1913 he along with his sister and brother-in-law drove a herd of cattle from Texas to what was then known as Redlands, New Mexico near Elida, moving into Elida in 1914.

      In 1921 he left New Mexico for Arizona where he worked as a cowhand and miner.

      Moving back to New Mexico in 1934, he took over a ranch east of Tatum which he worked until he retired in 1958.

      Surviving are four nephews, three great nieces, three great nephews, four great great nieces and three great great nephews.

      Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Methodist Church of Tatum with the Reverand Louis Crenshaw officiating.

      Burial will be in the Tatum cemetery. Smity Yarbo Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Pall bearers will be four nephews, A.C. Holder of Lovington, Tom A. Holder and Phil Holder, both of Pecos, Texas, and O.J. Holder of Santa Fee, Allen Church and Frank Whitley of Tatum.

      (New clipping, probably from a Lovington New Mexico paper, with 5-19-1964 hand written on the top margin, Courtesy of David Minton via Lynell Cordell)
    Person ID I31866  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father David A. Adams,   b. Abt 1850, Mississippi Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Frances Jane Rennels,   b. Abt 1851, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F10218  Group Sheet  |  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 18 Jul 1878 - Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1964 - Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Tatum Cemetery, Tatum, Lea County, New Mexico Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S532] Cordell, Lynell Gentry-Family Researcher P.O. Box 1992 Duncan OK 73534-1992 Correspondence, Gedcom, Family Group Sheets, Email.