Jesse Colly Jesse Adams
and Mary Polly Craft

Jesse Colly Jesse Adams b 8 Dec 1827 Perry Co KY d 18 Jan 1912 Letcher Co KY; buried Adams Cemetery, Crafts Colly Creek, Letcher Co KY; s/o Stephen Shank Adams and Elizabeth Whitaker. Jesse Colly Jesse Adams m. 24 Jul 1845 Letcher Co KY to Mary Polly Craft b 1828 Perry Co KY d 1903 Letcher Co KY; buried Adams Cemetery, Crafts Colly Creek, Letcher Co KY; d/o Archelous Cheed Craft and Nancy Jane Polly. (1850 Letcher Co KY Census HH 113 and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census HH 583). Children of Jesse Colly Jesse Adams and Mary Polly Craft;

1. Elizabeth Betsy Adams b 13 Feb 1846 Letcher Co KY d 10 Feb 1920 Letcher Co KY; buried Stallard Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Letcher Co KY; m. Harvey Francis Stallard b 17 Jul 1843 d 27 Feb 1900 Crafts Colly (Ermine) Letcher Co KY; buried Stallard Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Letcher Co KY; s/o James Stallard and Christina Crissie Powers or Beckley.

2. Martin H Adams b 5 Oct 1848 Letcher Co KY; m. 9 Mar 1883 Letcher Co KY to Sarah Collier b 1859. Children of Martin H Adams and Sarah Collier;

i. Benjamin Martin Adams b 2 May 1885 d 3 Jul 1940; m. 25 Sept 1906 to Clara Kay Davis b 3 Jul 1887 d 5 Sept 1977; d/o Thomas Franklin Davis and Mary Candis Collins.

3. Celia Adams b 20 May 1852 Letcher Co KY d 19 Feb 1929 Letcher Co KY; buried Franklin Cemetery, Crafts Colly, Letcher Co KY; m. 13 Mar 1870 Letcher Co KY to James Taylor Addington b 19 Oct 1850 Russell Co VA d 30 May 1917 Letcher Co KY; s/o John Addington and Cora Lucinda Roberts.

4. Sarah Letty Adams b Aug 1854 Letcher Co KY

5. Elihu Adams b 6 Nov 1855 Crafts Colly, Ermine, Letcher Co KY

6. Christina Crissie Adams b 9 Jan 1858; m. Hiram H Profitt b 29 Sept 1854 d 6 Nov 1894; s/o John Profitt and Sarah Mullins.

7. Mary Jane Adams b 4 Jun 1859 Letcher Co KY

8. Nancy Adams b 14 May 1861 Letcher Co KY d 23 Jul 1927; m. Archelous Arch Cook, b. 13 Jun 1848 (or 1845?), Russell VA; d 05 Jul 1932, Letcher KY; s/o Anderson Cook and Drewsilla Huffman.

9. Benjamin Ben Adams b 11 Jul 1861 Letcher Co KY; m. Malissa Jane Cook b 7 Sept 1865 Letcher Co KY. Child of Benjamin Ben Adams and Malissa Jane Cook;

i. John P Sawmill John Adams b 4 Oct 1886 Letcher Co KY d 6 Dec 1976 Letcher Co KY m. 22 Jun 1903 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth Lizzie Franklin b 13 Aug 1882 Thornton, Letcher Co KY d 23 Dec 1977 Letcher Co KY d/o Harvey G Franklin and Eveline Combs.

10. Susannah Susan Adams b 15 Aug 1862 Letcher Co KY d 27 Oct 1941 Letcher Co KY; m. 7 Dec 1880 Letcher Co KY to Bristol T Bentley b 23 May 1859 Letcher Co KY d 16 Sept 1903 Letcher Co KY; s/o William R Bentley and Elizabeth Amburgey.

11. Jesse Wilson Adams b 1863 Letcher Co KY.


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